Best Time to Visit Maasai Mara

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Maasai Mara. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Masai Mara. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Maasai Mara for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 11 °C to 28 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.227.4 in (5 – 18 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Maasai Mara: Overview

JanuaryJan
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PerfectPerf. climate in
Masai Mara
FebruaryFeb
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PerfectPerf. climate in
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MarchMar
Beginning of Rainy SeasonRainy Season
starting Mid-Marchmostly Mid-March
AprilApr
Big Rainy SeasonRainy Season
Safaris still possibleSafaris still possible
MayMay
Big Rainy SeasonRainy Season
Safaris still possibleSafaris still possible
JuneJun
Beginning of Dry SeasonDry Season
dense vegetationdense vegetation
JulyJul
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Beginning of Great Migrationmostly Beginning of Migration
AugustAug
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mostly ideal for Great Migrationmostly ideal for Migration
SeptemberSep
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mostly ideal for Great Migrationmostly ideal for Migration
OctoberOct
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End of Dry SeasonEnd of Dry Season
NovemberNov
Small Rainy SeasonRainy Season
Safaris still possibleSafaris still possible
DecemberDec
Small Rainy SeasonRainy Season
Safaris still possibleSafaris still possible

Climate Chart Maasai Mara

Masai Mara

Climate Chart Masai Mara
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Maasai Mara

In the following, you will find the climate table for Maasai Mara, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Masai Mara (Maasai Mara)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature27°28°28°26°25°24°24°25°25°25°26°26°
Night Temperature11°12°12°13°13°12°11°11°12°11°11°11°
Precipitation (inch)3.193.744.87.44.292.481.221.812.132.283.864.25
Rainy days97121818865781511
Hours of Sunshine998766556778
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Masai Mara is 18.6 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: March (20 °C)
Coldest month: July (17.5 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 41.46 inch on 124 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): April
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 7.4 in

You cannot expect snow in any month in Masai Mara.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, January is the sunniest month with an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Masai Mara (Station Kinancha)
overcast clouds     overcast clouds, 19.5 °C
Clouds: 88 %       Wind: 4 mph W
Air Pressure: 843.93 hPa       Humidity: 94 %
Last updated: 19th Dec 2018, 01:32 pm
The next days …
20th Dec 201821st Dec 201822nd Dec 201823rd Dec 201824th Dec 201825th Dec 2018
light rain15 °C to 24 °Cmoderate rain15 °C to 23 °Clight rain16 °C to 22 °Cmoderate rain15 °C to 22 °Cmoderate rain15 °C to 24 °Cmoderate rain16 °C to 25 °C
15 °C to 24 °C15 °C to 23 °C16 °C to 22 °C15 °C to 22 °C15 °C to 24 °C16 °C to 25 °C
Clouds: 44 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 80 %Clouds: 34 %Clouds: 14 %Clouds: 3 %
0.02 in of rain0.15 in of rain0.03 in of rain0.23 in of rain0.19 in of rain0.24 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Kenya: Regions

Maasai Mara is part of the holiday destination Kenya. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Maasai Mara: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Maasai Mara holiday already. Average rating is 4 of 5 stars.
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    Annelore, 61 years old was there in September

    On the first day it was very cool and rainy. On the second day we had really nice weather, fresh in the morning but it was great from 10.00 a.m. The third day was just like that.

    Weather Rating: 4 stars – Good

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