When is the best time to go to Etosha National Park?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Etosha National Park
  • On average, the warmest months are January, September, October, November and December
  • Etosha National Park has dry periods in May, June, July, August, September and October

For full information about the climate and weather in Etosha National Park a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 83°F/92°F
34%
2.4in
February 79°F/90°F
35%
2.2in
March 79°F/88°F
35%
2in
April 77°F/86°F
10%
0.4in
May 72°F/83°F
0%
0in
June 65°F/79°F
0%
0in
July 65°F/79°F
0%
0in
August 70°F/86°F
1%
0in
September 79°F/94°F
1%
0in
October 85°F/97°F
7%
0.3in
November 85°F/94°F
23%
1.3in
December 85°F/92°F
29%
1.9in

Weather and climate in Etosha National Park

  • Between january and march the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 79°F and, in march, 11 days of rain are expected.
  • From april to september the climate is perfect. It is for example 94°F as maximum temperature in september and you can expect to have 0in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between october and december the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 106°F and it rains in december about 1.9in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Etosha National Park

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Etosha National Park: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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Daily sunshine hours

Humidity



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