remains more or less moderate throughout the year and Nairobi owes this pleasant climatic condition to its high altitude. In Nairobi, heavy rainfall occurs twice in year. Being located in the southern hemisphere, the summer season arrives in December and lasts till the month of March.
Nairobi Tourism Season
The best seasons for planning tours to Nairobi includes the summer months from January and February or else from June to September when the temperature is moderate and the weather is dry. The main attraction, the Nairobi National Park cannot be enjoyed during the times of the heavy rains so the rainy seasons are better avoided by tourists.
During the summers, the average temperature is around 24°C. The rainy seasons include the months of March, April, May, October, November and December.
Impact of Geographical Location on Nairobi Climate
Nairobi is located at an average elevation of 1661 meters from the sea level. In spite of the high altitude, the temperature never dips beyond the freezing point because of the proximity of the place from the Equator. The geographical coordinates of the place are 1°16' South and 30°53' East. Tourists are advised to carry along with them cotton clothes. Cardigans might be necessary in the cooler months in the evening.