Map of Lodwar in Kenya

Lodwar Climate

Lodwar is a non-capital city in Kenya, Africa.

Best time to visit Lodwar

The best time to visit Lodwar will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December. However, there are other good times to visit Lodwar, but it will be little hotter (for Lodwar this is between 30°C / 86.0°F and 40°C / 104.0°F on average). These are during months March and October.


The hottest time of year in Lodwar is in March when it is 30.3°C / 86.5°F on average, but could get up to 36.4°C / 97.5°F maximum. The coldest time of year here is in July when it is 28.4°C / 83.1°F on average. However, going by the minimum temperatures, the coldest month is January at 22.1°C / 71.8°F.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 0 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 10 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 2 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Lodwar Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Lodwar which resides in Kenya.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C28.8529.730.329.829.6529.1528.428.729.6530.129.2528.75
Max Temperature in °C35.636.236.435.134.734.133.133.63535.434.735
Min Temperature in °C22.123.224.224.524.624.223.723.824.324.823.822.5

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F83.985.586.585.685.484.583.183.785.486.284.783.8
Max Temperature in °F96.197.297.595.294.593.491.692.595.095.794.595.0
Min Temperature in °F71.873.875.676.176.375.674.774.875.776.674.872.5

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Lodwar throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM8821482491910591712
Total rainfall in Inches0.30.30.81.90.90.40.70.40.20.40.70.5
Total number of rainy days122411112121
Chances of rain3.2%7.1%6.5%13.3%3.2%3.3%3.2%3.2%6.7%3.2%6.7%3.2%

Lodwar Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Lodwar. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Below is the climate graph for Lodwar with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.