Annual average weather for Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya

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Annual Average Weather for Diani Beach, Ukunda, Kenya

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 30.3°C (86.6°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 27.0°C (80.6°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. Annually there are on average 10.8 days of rain per month and 8.2 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Diani Beach?

The best months to visit Diani Beach are July, August, September, October, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between November and May when the sea temperature is above the average 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Can you sunbathe in Diani Beach year round?

Yes, you can sunbathe in Diani Beach all year round.

The coolest month in Diani Beach is July when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F), average temperature is 24°C (76°F) and average minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F).

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Can you swim in Diani Beach year round?

Yes, you can swim in Diani Beach all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Diani Beach are found in March when they peak at 29°C (84°F) and lowest in August when they dip to 25°C (77°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between November and May when the sea temperature is above 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the hottest month in Diani Beach?

The hottest month in Diani Beach is March when the average maximum temperature is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 33°C (91°F), average temperature is 29°C (84°F) and average minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F).

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When is the coldest month in Diani Beach?

The coolest month in Diani Beach is July when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F), average temperature is 24°C (76°F) and average minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Diani Beach?

The sunniest days in Diani Beach are in September which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In September the sunshine percentage is 80% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.7hrs making the days long and bright.

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When is the least sunny month in Diani Beach?

February has the least sunshine. In February the sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the driest month in Diani Beach?

The driest month in Diani Beach is February with 2.7cm (1.1inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 6.3 days with some rain, a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Diani Beach?

The wettest month in Diani Beach is May with 22.3cm (8.8inches) of rain and the most days of rain with 15.4 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in Diani Beach?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Diani Beach are found in August when they dip to 25°C (77°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the sea the warmest in Diani Beach?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Diani Beach are found in March when they peak at 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the most humid month in Diani Beach?

The most humid month in Diani Beach is April with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

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When is the least humid month in Diani Beach?

The least humid month in Diani Beach is July with a dew point of 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

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When is the windiest month in Diani Beach?

The most windy month in Diani Beach is January when the average maximum windspeed is 35KM/H (22MPH) and the average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Diani Beach

The hottest month in Diani Beach is March when the average maximum temperature is 33°C (91°F), average temperature is 29°C (84°F) and average minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F).

The coolest month in Diani Beach is July when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (28°F), average temperature is 24°C (76°F) and average minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F).

Annual Sunshine for Diani Beach

The longest days in Diani Beach are in December, with an average of 12.4 hours of daylight per day. May has the shortest days with an average of 11.9 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Diani Beach are in September which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 80% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.7hrs making the days long and bright.

February has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 52% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in February when it reaches 15.4 and lowest in June when it reaches 10.5.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Diani Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Diani Beach are found in March when they peak at 29°C (84°F) and lowest in August when they dip to 25°C (77°F).

The sea is best for swimming between November and May when the temperature is above 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Annual Rainfall for Diani Beach

The wettest month in Diani Beach is May with 22.3cm (8.8inches) of rain and the most days of rain with 15.4 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Diani Beach is February with 2.7cm (1.1inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 6.3 days with some rain, a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Diani Beach

The most humid month in Diani Beach is April with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Diani Beach is July with a dew point of 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

Annual Wind Speed for Diani Beach

The most windy month in Diani Beach is January when the average maximum windspeed is 35KM/H (22MPH) and the average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH).

The least windy month in Diani Beach is November when the average maximum windspeed is 25KM/H (15MPH) and the average wind speed is 7KM/H (5MPH).

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