Aeronautical current weather observation and short-term forecast for pilots, flight preparation with the METAR (Meteorological Aerodrome Report : current weather report), and TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast: short-term weather forecast message for aviation). And other resources like VAC (Visual Approach Chart) to prepare a flights.
METAR, TAF, VAC Eldoret airport (Kenya) / ICAO HKEL/ IATA EDL
Eldoret airport (Kenya) is located close to Eldoret, Miti ya Hunter at 7 mile↑, Eldoret at 8 mile↑, Kapsabet at 17 mile↑, Nandi Hills at 21 mile↑, Kakamega at 35 mile↑, Webuye at 35 mile↑, Kabarnet at 35 mile↑, Muhoroni at 39 mile↑, Eldama Ravine at 42 mile↑, Lumbwa at 44 mile↑,
Elevation : 2116 m = 6942 ft
- runway 08/26 : 3499 m = 11480 ft
aerial view of Eldoret
METAR for Eldoret airport - HKEL
HKEL 171900Z 15003KT 9999 FEW013 BKN070 13/12 Q1027
Decoded METAR for Eldoret Airport (Kenya)
METAR issued by HKEL on Monday 17th of January 2022 at 19:00 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 9 days and 221 hours and -12944 minutes ago.
Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.
Temperature is 13 °C = 55 °F and dew point is 12 °C = 54 °F . This correspond to 94% relative humidity.
QNH is 1027 mb = 30.33 inHg
Wind speed is 6 km/h = 3 kt, direction is 150°.
Clouds : few clouds at 1300 ft = 400 m. broken at 7000 ft = 2130 m.
TAF for Eldoret airport - HKEL
HKEL 171700Z 1718/1824 07005KT -RA FEW017 BKN080 BECMG 1806/1810 FEW021CB SCT022 TEMPO 1813/1817 -TSRA FEW017CB SCT018 BKN080 BECMG 18 19/1822 VRB02KT -RA FEW016CB BKN080
Decoded TAF for Eldoret Airport (Kenya)
TAF issued by HKEL on Monday 17th of January 2022 at 17:00 UTC Warning : this TAF is out of date, issued 9 days and 7 hours and 16 minutes ago. A 30 hour weather forecast that is updated every 6 hours.
from Monday 17th of January 2022 à 18:00 heure TU to Tuesday 18th of January 2022 à 06:00 heure UTC
1718/1824 07005KT -RA FEW017 BKN080
Wind 5 kt = 9 km/h, direction is 70°
few clouds at 1700 ft = 520 m broken at 8000 ft = 2440 m
becoming from Tuesday 18th of January 2022 à 10:00 heure TU to Thursday 1st of January 1970 à 00:00 heure UTC
BECMG 1806/1810 FEW021CB SCT022
few clouds at 2100 ft = 640 m scattered clouds at 2200 ft = 670 m
temporarily from Tuesday 18th of January 2022 à 13:00 heure TU to Tuesday 18th of January 2022 à 17:00 heure UTC
TEMPO 1813/1817 -TSRA FEW017CB SCT018 BKN080
light thunderstorm rain
few clouds at 1700 ft = 520 m scattered clouds at 1800 ft = 550 m broken at 8000 ft = 2440 m
becoming from Tuesday 18th of January 2022 à 06:00 heure TU to Wednesday 19th of January 2022 à 00:00 heure UTC
BECMG 18 19/1822 VRB02KT -RA FEW016CB BKN080
few clouds at 1600 ft = 490 m broken at 8000 ft = 2440 m
nearest airports to Eldoret
- for Kakamega airport (HKKG) at 33 mile↑
- for Webuye airport (HKWE) at 35 mile↑
- for Kitale airport (HKKT) at 44 mile↑
- for Kisumu airport (HKKI) at 49 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Kericho airport (HKKR) at 55 mile↑
- for Tororo airport (HUTO) at 77 mile↑
- for Busia airport (HKBA) at 77 mile↑
- for Nakuru airport (HKNK) at 80 mile↑
- METAR : AVWX (avwx.rest)
- TAF : AVWX (avwx.rest)
- Météo générale : Openweathermap (www.openweathermap.org) et AVWX (avwx.rest)
- VAC : France DGAC/SIA (www.sia.aviation-civile.gouv.fr), Espagne ENAIRE (https://aip.enaire.es)
- Aerial maps : Google Maps (www.google.com), Microsoft Bing (www.microsoft.com) ou OpenStreetMap (www.openstreetmap.org)