Is Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) is week 4 of December. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week with 0cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) Snow History graphs below.Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga)

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June0cm0.0 days
July0cm0.0 days
August0cm0.0 days
September0cm0.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 3828m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (4780m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga). is unknown in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) at the end of October but expect several rainy days. On average there just three dry days during this week each year. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) during week four of October with average maximum temperature 5.8°C and minimum temperature 4.6°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 9km/h). Based on long term statistics, we do not expect any fresh snow days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain of Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) at this time of year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) and (2007 – 2018).

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga) are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.