The climate of Amboseli National Park (Kenya)
Amboseli National Park is situated in the southern part of Kenya in
the vicinity of the border with Tanzania. The capital Nairobi is about
150 kilometers from here. Because the park is situated in the vicinity
of Tanzania you have a good view on Mount Kilimanjaro from here. The
biggest attraction in the park are the large herds of elephants, more
than 1,500 inhabit this area. The park is also inhabited by baboons,
buffalos, cheetahs, giraffes, lions, leopards and hippos.
The park mainly consists of a savannah landscape alternated with acacia
forests and marshlands. Lake Amboseli is dry for almost the entire
year. Amboseli National Park has a tropical monsoon climate
characterized by many warm days. The park has two distinct rainy
periods. The rainy period during spring is heaviest. Nights may be
cold; we advise you to pack a warm sweater. During rainy days humidity
figures may rise.
The data below is based on registered weather data and applies to
Amboseli National Park:
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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