Nairobi
Kenya
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Nairobi, Kenya

A small lake in the Uhuru Park within the city of Nairobi, Kenya, with a distant view of the city skyscrapers
A small lake in the Uhuru Park within the city of Nairobi, Kenya, with a distant view of the city skyscrapers
October, the same as September, is another warm spring month in Nairobi, Kenya, with average temperature varying between 25.3°C (77.5°F) and 15.3°C (59.5°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a still moderately hot 25.3°C (77.5°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 15.3°C (59.5°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Nairobi is 68%.

Rainfall

In Nairobi, in October, it is raining for 22.5 days, with typically 61mm (2.4") of accumulated precipitation. In Nairobi, during the entire year, the rain falls for 241.5 days and collects up to 676mm (26.61") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 9.2h.

UV index

January through August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in October in Nairobi?

In October, in Nairobi, Kenya, the average high-temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.3°C (59.5°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Nairobi?

In October, the average relative humidity in Nairobi, Kenya, is 68%.

How much does it rain in Nairobi in October?

In Nairobi, Kenya, during October, the rain falls for 22.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 61mm (2.4") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Nairobi have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nairobi have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Nairobi, Kenya, is 9.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Nairobi?

January through August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in October in Nairobi?

In Nairobi, Kenya, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in October: 25.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (22.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 15.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (15.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (12.7°C).

Average humidity in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average humidity in October: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (65%).

Average rainfall in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in October: 61mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (125mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (28mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in October: 22.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (27.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (12.3 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average daylight in October: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, November and December (Average daylight: 12.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9.2h

Months with most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
Months with least sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 8.5).

Average UV index in October - Nairobi, Kenya
  • Average UV index in October: 5

The month with the highest UV index is September (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (UV index 5).