Mombasa Weather April Averages, Kenya

    • Temperature Temperature 26.5°C 80°F
    • High Temperature High Temperature 30°C 86°F
    • Low Temperature Low Temperature 23°C 73°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 8 hours
    • Rainfall Rainfall 150 mm
    • Rainfall Days Rainfall Days 12 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 29°C 84°F

    Mombasa Weather for April 2023

    What's The Weather Like In Mombasa In April

    While temperatures are still very warm in April in Mombasa, the amount of rain increases dramatically. With the rainy season beginning, this is also the beginning of the off-season for the area. As a result, visitors may be able to get a better deal on hotels as well as flights. With much higher rain chances though, visitors will have to consult the extended forecast, as there will be a good chance you might be dodging raindrops for at least a portion of the trip.


    Overall, the average amount of rain in the month climbs to 150mm spread over a period of 12 days. This means half of the month will have days with at least some measurable rainfall. The overall chance of seeing rain is up to 34 percent while the chance of seeing a sunny day is at 36 percent.

    Sunshine Hours

    It is not all bad new though when the rain isn't falling, vacationers can look to experience approximately 8 hours of sunshine a day. Despite the rain, temperatures are very nice and will allow vacationers to be outside as long as the rain isn't falling.


    The average afternoon high for this time of the year is still a warm 30°C (86°F). Overnight lows are also very nice with temperatures only falling to 23°C (86°F). The average daily temperature is a very respectable 27°C (80°F). The wind also begins to come up a little during this month with a 12 percent chance of seeing a windy day.

    Sea Temperature

    While the rain may keep some people off the beach, those who do see dry and sunny conditions will be rewarded with warm sea surface temperatures averaging 29°C (84°F) for the month.  These numbers are a touch cooler than the previous month, but still plenty warm enough for visitors to enjoy the sea and surf and increasing breezes will allow for water-sports.

    Mombasa Hotels In April

    Voyager Beach Resort

    One of the most unique resorts in Mombasa is the Voyager Beach Resort. This ship themed resort offers guests everything they could ask for and then some. The resort is famous for its family friendly atmosphere as well as entertainment, culinary experiences and even acrobatic shows. Guests can enjoy numerous watersports, a glass bottomed boat that heads out over the nearby coral reefs, four bars, three restaurants, three pools and entertainment just for the children in the family. This resort will make a vacation to remember.

    Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa

    Already home to one of the best restaurants in the region, the Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort and Spa offers plenty more to vacationers enjoying an April getaway. Known as one of east Africa's finest resorts, the staff take pride in making sure that each guest's every need is met and taken care of. The resort features a total of three restaurants, two bars, four outdoor swimming pools complete with slides, tennis courts and a myriad of water-based activities.

    Mombasa Beach Hotel

    The Mombasa Beach Hotel overlooks the Indian Ocean and offers rooms that all have a view of the water. With an air of tranquility, the hotel offers guests a prime destination for business or for relaxation. Located along the sandy white beach, visitors can't go wrong with this choice. 

    Mombasa Beaches For April

    Located south of Mombasa, Gazi Beach is a great location to visit as it is never crowded, making it a great place to go if vacationers are craving a little privacy. With water temperatures still averaging 29°C (84°F), the water is plenty warm enough to enjoy the surf. This beach is not only surrounded by lush vegetation, but also by numerous luxury hotels for the most discerning traveler. This is a great spot for sun worshipers to enjoy an April vacation.

    Bars And Restaurants

    Singh Restaurant

    Serving authentic Indian food, Singh Restaurant is a great place to enjoy a wonderful meal at very reasonable prices. The service is good and the food comes out hot and tasty. There is something for everyone at this local establishment.

    Pixies Lounge Bar

    One of the newest bars in town is Pixies Lounge Bar. This popular bar offers a good selection of beers and cocktails all in a modern, but comfortable environment. Prices are reasonable and guests can also look to enjoy live music while enjoying a drink or two. 

    Things To Do In Mombasa In April

     Sand and Sea Watersports

    With temperatures of a warm 30°C (86°F), April is the perfect time to take to the high seas for a deep-sea fishing adventure. Companies such and Sand and Sea Watersports offer vacationers half-day, full day, and overnight deep-sea fishing trips. The waters off the coast of Kenya offer some of the best fishing around the world and give guests a chance to catch a wide array of marine life. All vacationers have to do is show up and the company will provide expert advice as well as the latest in fishing gear.

    Glass Bottom Boat

    If visitors want to see what lies beneath the waves, but don't want to participate in snorkeling or scuba diving, then going out in a glass bottom boat may be the answer. Sand and Sea Watersports will take vacationers out on a three-hour tour to explore the world that is just offshore all through the comfort of a glass bottom boat.  This is a great adventure and a way to make memories that will last a lifetime.

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