When is the best time to go to Lamu, Kenya?

Climate diagram

Climate diagram for Lamu in KenyaThe climate diagram for Lamu in Kenya contains temperature minimum and maxima for each month as well as average precipitation (rain). It was created using historical data from the last 30 years.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec°C05101520253035mm050100150200250300350
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Days with full cloud cover
Days with rain
Days with frost
Relative humidity 70.4 % 69.8 % 69 % 75.1 % 78.8 % 75.5 % 75.8 % 73.7 % 72.9 % 72.7 % 72.7 % 71.9 %
Sea surface temperature 27.1 °C 26.9 °C 28.1 °C 29 °C 28.2 °C 27 °C 26 °C 25.5 °C 25.6 °C 26.5 °C 27.6 °C 27.8 °C
Windspeed 4.7 m/s 4.6 m/s 4 m/s 4.2 m/s 5 m/s 5.4 m/s 5.5 m/s 5.3 m/s 5.1 m/s 4.4 m/s 3.5 m/s 4.1 m/s

Summary for Lamu

When is the best time to visit Lamu?
  • The very best time to go is from January to February and in October
  • Still good is from August to October and from December to February
  • This is purely from a climate diagram point of view of course.
Temperature Analysis
  • Average temperatures range from 25.8 °C to 28.6 °C. The yearly temperature variation is 2.8 °C
  • Average daily temperature variation is 5.8 °C
  • There is no temperature stress from January to February and from May to October.
  • There is low temperature stress the whole year.
  • Highest temperature stress is from March to April and from November to December.
  • Clearest sky and the most sunshine is from September to March.
Precipitation Analysis
  • Monthly precipitation ranges from 3 mm to 312 mm. The yearly variation of precipitation is 309 mm.
  • There is a wet season and a dry season.
  • Most rain is in May, the least rain is from August to March.
  • The average month has 3.2 days of rain.
  • There is a high variation in terms of days with rain per month per year.
  • Most days with rain are from May to June, the least are from January to February.