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Best Weather And Climate In Tsavo West National Park In Kenya
The Tsavo West National Park climate is characterized by hot and dry conditions. The days are hotter even during the rainy season and the nights remain cold even during the dry season. The dry season starts from June to September and again later from December to February.
The Tsavo West National Park is among the Kenya’s most valued places to visit when looking for a successful safari. The Park is located in the Coast Province of Kenya. The word Tsavo is derived from a Maasai word Sabuk which means a river.
Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.
The best weather and climate of Tsavo West National Park are discussed as follows;
Tsavo West National Park has a climate characterized by hot and dry conditions. During the day, expect temperatures around 29°C/84°F, while 18°C/64°F is typical at night.
Dry season June to September
June & July Sunny afternoons see temperatures reach about 25°C/77°F. Early mornings and nighttime is cool at an average of 15°C/59°F.
August & September Temperatures slowly increase. Although temperatures rise far higher, the average daytime temperature in September is 26°C/79°F.
Wet season October to May
The ‘short rains’ followed by the ‘long rains’ comprise the Wet season. In between these two wetter periods is a drier stretch which falls in the months of January and February.
October, November & December -November is a peak time for rainfall. The rains generally begin in October, although the exact timing changes from year to year. Afternoon storms often sweep through. It averages 30°C/86°F in the daytime, although rain cools things down.
January & February – February is the hottest month: average afternoon temperatures are 32°C/90°F. These months represent a dry spell between the short and long rains. It’s not possible to know exactly when they will begin/finish.
March, April & May – The long rains generally begin in the second half of March. Brief afternoon showers are normal. April is the wettest month, and road conditions often worsen in April and May. Afternoon temperatures climb to around 29°C/84°F.
My conclusion about the best weather and climate in Tsavo West National Park
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