Kisumu Weather in January

What's the weather like in Kisumu (Kenya) in January 2024?

The climate in Kisumu during January can be summarized as hot and reasonably dry.

January is in the summer in Kisumu and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

Kisumu weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.6°C 87°F
Nightly temperature 15.7°C 60.2°F
Average temperature 23.1°C 73.6°F
Daily sunshine 9.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 66 mm 2.6 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 27.9°C 82.3°F
Humidity 51%
Windspeed 11.2kph 7 mph

On average January is the driest month of the year in Kisumu with around 66mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.3 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Kisumu

Kisumu average temperature in January

January rainfall

Kisumu average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Kisumu average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Kisumu in January 2024.

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Kisumu weather stats

Kisumu weather statistics
Hottest month: February 30.3°C 86.5°F
Driest month: January 66mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: February 9.7hrs
Coldest month: July 27.6°C 81.7°F
Wettest month: April 230mm 9.1ins
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