Mombasa Weather September Averages, Kenya

    • Temperature Temperature 24.5°C 76°F
    • High Temperature High Temperature 28°C 82°F
    • Low Temperature Low Temperature 21°C 70°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 9 hours
    • Rainfall Rainfall 50 mm
    • Rainfall Days Rainfall Days 11 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 26°C 79°F

    Mombasa Weather for September 2021

    What's The Weather Like In Mombasa In September

    September marks a month of change for Mombasa as temperatures begin to warm again. With winter coming to an end in the Southern Hemisphere, spring is just around the corner and the weather responds, bringing more sunshine and longer days. The rise in temperatures can be seen both on land and in the sea. Additionally, this is one of the drier months of the year and therefore it is a great time to visit before rain amounts begin to climb again.


    The overall average daily temperature for this time of the year is 25°C (76°F). Average overnight low temperatures climb by a degree during this time of the year and reach 21°C (70°F). Afternoon highs are also very pleasant and slightly warmer than August, with temperatures expected to reach 28°C (82°F). Overall, the warm temperatures make this an ideal time to visit the region.

    Sunshine Hours

    Visitors can also expect to see plenty of sunshine while on vacation. This time of the year, visitors will experience a lovely average of 9 hours of sunshine each day. Overall, the chance of seeing a sunny day is an impressive 28 percent.


    Meanwhile, the overall chance of seeing rain is also 28 percent. While there might be some rain, typically most days aren't completely cloudy. The chance of seeing a fully cloudy day is only 3 percent. Overall, the region can expect to receive an average of 50mm of precipitation spread over an 11-day period, far less than previous months like May.  

    After experiencing the coolest water temperatures of the year in the previous month, this month sees a slight rise in sea temperatures. Visitors will see water temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is plenty warm enough for vacationers to take advantage of the region's beaches as well as the multitude of available water sports.

    Mombasa Hotels In September

    Pa Pweza Adamsville Beach Suites

    The Pa Pweza Adamsville Beach Suites is a family friendly boutique hotel that is perfect for a September vacation. With a beachfront location, there are any number of water sports and outdoor activities to participate in. On the grounds of the hotel, there is also a pool and complete fitness center for guests to enjoy. Additionally, guests will enjoy the wide array of food available at the on-site restaurant as well as the bar that is located poolside.

    Sentrim Castle Royal Hotel 

    The Sentrim Castle Royal Hotel is centrally located and offers guests a great view of the entire city of Mombasa. There are 68 beautifully appointed rooms that come with Internet access and room service. Guests may also try their luck at the hotel's casino or just enjoy the fact that the entire city is within a short commute.

    New Palm Tree Hotel

    With a great located next to Old Town and the Fort Jesus Museum, vacationers can't go wrong with the New Palm Tree Hotel. All the rooms are well appointed and include air conditioning, TV, Internet service and more. There is also a restaurant on site and a number of good restaurants and clubs all within a short walking distance.

    Mombasa Beaches For September

    September in Mombasa brings with it water temperatures of 26°C (79°F) so it is still a great time of the year to hit the beach and Nyali Beach is one of the best. With numerous near-by luxury resorts, this is a great spot to enjoy surfing, sunbathing, swimming or just relaxing. A beach with very few people, this is a great spot for some privacy for couples.

    Bars And Restaurants

    Il Covo

    With some of the best pizza in town, Il Covo is a great restaurant for anyone looking for fantastic Italian food. Known as one of the best restaurants in the city, Il Covo has guests coming back again and again. Located just off the beach, the restaurant is also a great place to have a nightcap and enjoy a good glass of wine.


    Sushi might not be the first thing that comes to mind in Kenya, but Misono has some of the best in the city. This Japanese restaurant is located in the heart of the city and offers great food at good prices. The staff are also very attentive and the atmosphere is a great place to spend some quality time.

    Big Tree

    Big Tree is a great place to go on Sunday evenings when the fun really gets cranked up. A DJ will spin all of the latest tunes as locals and tourists hit the dance floor. Be sure to sit closer to the bar for faster service and bring a friend for dancing.

    Things To Do In Mombasa In September

    The Marikiti Market

    A trip to Kenya isn't complete without at least one shopping adventure and with warm temperatures, now is a great time to hit the local markets. The Marikiti Market is a great place to explore all that the region has to offer and sample some great spices and coffee. The market is also an excellent spot to shop for quality fabrics to bring back home. Be sure to enjoy a sugarcane juice from the vendors while you are out shopping.

    Maasai Market

    Another great market to explore is the Maasai Market. This is a great spot to pick up some woodcarvings or unique paintings to take back home. The market is located in the Nakumatt Nyali's parking lot on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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