Mombasa Weather in May

What's the weather like in Mombasa (Kenya) in May 2023?

The climate in Mombasa during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

May is in the fall / autumn in Mombasa and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

Mombasa weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 29.6°C 85.2°F
Nightly temperature 22.9°C 73.1°F
Average temperature 26.2°C 79.2°F
Daily sunshine 6.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 274 mm 10.8 ins
Rainy days 19 days
Sea temperature 28.2°C 82.7°F
Humidity 78%
Windspeed 16.2kph 10 mph

On average May is the wettest month of the year in Mombasa with around 274mm 10.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Mombasa

Mombasa average temperature in May

May rainfall

Mombasa average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Mombasa average rain in May

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 Mombasa in May 2023.

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Mombasa weather stats

Mombasa weather statistics
Hottest month: March 32.5°C 90.5°F
Driest month: February 17mm 0.7ins
Sunniest month: February 10hrs
Coldest month: July 27.6°C 81.7°F
Wettest month: May 274mm 10.8ins
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