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    Kenya - Coast

    Watamu weather and climate

    Kenya - Coast

    Watamu weather and climate

     

    Day

    28 °C

     

    Night

    22 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    230 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    18 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

     

    Day

    28 °C

     

    Night

    22 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    230 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    18 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

    Overview: Watamu
    Watamu (Kenya) is a place with a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 27 °C (80 °F) in July to 32 °C (90 °F) in March. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in March with 24 °C (75 °F), the lowest in August with 20 °C (68 °F). The driest month is February with just 1 day of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is May with 18 days of rain. The highest sea temperatures in Watamu are in April with 29 °C (84 °F) and the lowest in August with 25 °C (77 °F).

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    Last week's weather in Watamu

    The week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024 had an average daily temperature of 29 °C (84 °F) and a minimum (nighttime) temperature of 25 °C (77 °F). Both the daily and night temperatures in Watamu are roughly same as the long-term average, which is around 30 °C (86 °F) and 23 °C (73 °F) respectively. The average temperatures observed during different times of day (based on local time) were as below: 7am 26 °C (79 °F), 10am 27 °C (81 °F), 1pm 29 °C (84 °F), 4pm 28 °C (82 °F), 7pm 27 °C (81 °F), 10pm 27 °C (81 °F).

    During this week: 2 days with light rain, 4 days with moderate rain and 1 day with heavy rain were observed. The total precipitation for the week in Watamu was 112 mm (4.41 in), which is above the area's average of 36 mm (1.42 in). The daytime hours (from dawn to dusk) had an average cloud coverage of 94 %.

    The wind's speed averaged 6.8 m/s. The prevailing winds blew from the South and South-West. The atmosferic pressure ranged from 1007 hpa to 1013 hpa. The average air humidity was 82 % in Watamu.

    During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there were in average: 0.5 hours partially overcast skies, 6.5 hours overcast skies and 6 hours rainy weather. Average time of sunrise was 06:17, average time of sunset was 18:17.

    Weather overview for Watamu

    Weather overview

    Watamu (Kenya) is a place with a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 27 °C (80 °F) in July to 32 °C (90 °F) in March. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in March with 24 °C (75 °F), the lowest in August with 20 °C (68 °F). The driest month is February with just 1 day of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is May with 18 days of rain. The highest sea temperatures in Watamu are in April with 29 °C (84 °F) and the lowest in August with 25 °C (77 °F).

    January weather

    The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 2 days in Watamu, and the rainfall amount continues to descent too, its value is 12 mm (0.46 in). There is pending dry season.

    February weather

    The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, with its value of 1 day in Watamu, and the minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed too in February. The day temperature rise's start could be observed, its value is 32 °C (89 °F), and the night temperature rise's start could be observed too in this month. The ongoing dry season is noticeable. The humidity reaches its minimum, with its value being 69 %.

    March weather

    The maximum of the day temperature is observable, its value is 32 °C (90 °F) in Watamu, while the beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed, with its value being 29 °C (83 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 5 days, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed as well, its value is 43 mm (1.70 in). The dry season is close to its peak this month. The night temperature is on its maximum, with its value of 24 °C (75 °F).

    April weather

    The maximum of the sea temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 29 °C (84 °F) in Watamu, while the day temperature descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 31 °C (88 °F). The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 121 mm (4.75 in), and the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 13 days. The night temperature descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 23 °C (74 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent in April.

    May weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 28 °C (83 °F) in Watamu, while the sea temperature starts to descent, the value of this measure is 28 °C (82 °F). The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, its value is 18 days, and the maximum of the rainfall amount is observable too, with its value being 230 mm (9.06 in). The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 22 °C (72 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum in May.

    June weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 28 °C (82 °F) in Watamu, and the sea temperature continues to descent as well, with its value being 27 °C (80 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value of 13 days, and the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well in this month. The wind speed is on its maximum, with its value of 5. The night temperature continues to descent, with its value being 21 °C (70 °F).

    July weather

    The sea temperature continues to descent, its value is 26 °C (78 °F) in Watamu, while the minimum of the day temperature is observable, with its value being 27 °C (80 °F). The number of rainy days continues to descent, its value is 12 days, and the rainfall amount continues to descent too, the value of this measure is 66 mm (2.61 in). The descent of the night temperature can be observed. The maximum of the humidity is observable, its value is 79 %.

    August weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, its value is 27 °C (81 °F) in Watamu, while the minimum of the sea temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 25 °C (77 °F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 9 days, and the rainfall amount continues to descent too. The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, with its value of 8 hours. The minimum of the night temperature is observable in this month.

    September weather

    The number of rainy days continues to descent, the value of this measure is 7 days in Watamu. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 29 °C (83 °F), while the beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is 21 °C (70 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 9 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 30 °C (85 °F) in Watamu, while the beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 26 °C (79 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value being 8 days, and the rainfall amount starts to rise too, its value is 79 mm (3.12 in). The night temperature continues to rise, with its value being 22 °C (71 °F).

    November weather

    The sea temperature continues to rise, with its value being 27 °C (81 °F) in Watamu, and the rise of the day temperature can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 31 °C (87 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 23 °C (73 °F).

    December weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 31 °C (88 °F) in Watamu, and the night temperature continues to rise too, with its value of 23 °C (74 °F). The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, and the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed as well in this month. The maximum of the day length can be noticed, with its value of 12 hours. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value of 9 hours.

    FAQs

    What is the temperature in Watamu during the day in January?

    The average daily temperature in Watamu in January is 31 °C (88 °F). The great temperature for lying by the sea or pool and sunbathing, everywhere else you will probably be a bit hot. Don't forget to drink during the day, in these temperatures you should hydrate yourself a lot.

    Is it hot in Watamu in February?

    In February in Watamu, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Is there a wet season in March in Watamu?

    No, there is no wet season in Watamu in March - you can expect 5 days of rain during the month.

    How humid is Watamu in April?

    Humidity in April in Watamu is 75 %.

    Is June part of the dry season in Watamu?

    No, June is not a dry month in Watamu, expect rain approximately 13 days in a month.

    How windy is it in Watamu in July?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in July in Watamu is 5.

    What is the night temperature in Watamu in August?

    The average night temperature in August in Watamu is 20 °C (68 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    How many rainy days can I expect in September in Watamu?

    There are 7 days, which are rainy in September in Watamu, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 1.7 days of the week, or in general - 25 % days.

    Are there good conditions to visit in October in Watamu?

    October is one of the best months to visit Watamu. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 30 °C (85 °F). The seawater temperature reaches ideal 26 °C (79 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 22 °C (71 °F). There are only 8 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Watamu in November?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 9 hours per day in November in Watamu.

    What is the sea temperature in Watamu in December?

    The sea will reach 28 °C (82 °F) in December in Watamu. Seems like an ideal temperature for swimming, you can stay in the sea for a long time and enjoy it as well.

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