Namibia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the very best time to go to Namibia from average weather conditions in many locations like Swakopmund or Lüderitz here.

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When is the best time to go to Namibia?

When is the best time to go to Namibia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Namibia, the weather is good everywhere in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The weather is good all year in Windhoek
  • On average, the warmest months in Windhoek are January, February, September, October, November and December, and the coldest months are June and July
  • February is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Windhoek, Swakopmund, Etosha National Park, Lüderitz, Opuwo, Walvis Bay, Arandis, Gobabis, Keetmanshoop, Okahandja, Oranjemund, Oshakati, Otjiwarongo, Outjo and Usakos, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • January is the best month for swimming in Lüderitz

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Namibia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to perfect* Namibia in january
tolerable to perfect* Namibia in february
good to perfect* Namibia in march
good to perfect* Namibia in april
good to perfect* Namibia in may
good to perfect* Namibia in june
good to perfect* Namibia in july
good to perfect* Namibia in august
good to perfect* Namibia in september
good to perfect* Namibia in october
good to perfect* Namibia in november
tolerable to perfect* Namibia in december

When to go to Namibia by city

Windhoek

Best time to go to Windhoek

The best months to go to Windhoek are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Swakopmund

Best time to go to Swakopmund

The best months to go to Swakopmund are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Etosha National Park

Best time to go to Etosha National Park

The best months to go to Etosha National Park are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Grootfontein

Best time to go to Grootfontein

The best months to go to Grootfontein are march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Lüderitz

Best time to go to Lüderitz

The best months to go to Lüderitz are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.



Climate and Weather in Namibia

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Namibia : Death Vlei


Temperatures and rainfall in Namibia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Namibia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Windhoek, Swakopmund, Etosha National Park, Grootfontein and Lüderitz, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Namibia

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cities in Namibia

About Namibia

What can I do in Namibia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Namibia reliable?

Climate data for Namibia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Namibia allows us to determine the average for each month in Windhoek, Swakopmund, Etosha National Park, Grootfontein, Lüderitz, Opuwo, Walvis Bay, Arandis, and 11 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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