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 and September
  • The coldest months are June and July
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March and December

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

January 74°F/92°F
February 72°F/90°F
March 72°F/88°F
April 68°F/86°F
May 63°F/85°F
June 54°F/79°F
July 54°F/79°F
August 59°F/86°F
September 68°F/94°F
October 76°F/97°F
November 77°F/95°F
December 76°F/94°F

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, 7 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 0.1in 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 4.8in.

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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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Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


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