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What is the climate like in Namibia?

The climate of Namibia has an average yearly temperature of 31°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 25°C and rise to 35°C.

Annually, about 356 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Namibia.

The best time to visit Namibia is March until September. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Namibia.

Temperature 25 to 35°C
Rain 356 mm

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The climate of Namibia
  • Average yearly temperature: 31°C
  • Highest temperature: 35°C in November and December
  • Lowest temperature: 25°C in June and July
  • Rainfall: 356 mm per year, averaging 30 mm by month
  • Driest months: 0,1 mm in June, 0,5 mm in August and 0,6 mm in July
  • Wettest months: 97 mm in February, 80 mm in January and 64 mm in March

Climate table Namibia

The climate table for Namibia shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 34 33 32 30 28 25 25 28 32 34 35 35
Nighttime temperature (°C) 20 19 18 15 10 6 6 8 13 17 18 20
Rainfall (mm) 80 97 64 33 2,6 0,1 0,6 0,5 0,8 8,5 17 51
UV Index 9 9 9 9 8 7 7 8 10 10 10 10
Best month No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No

Temperature by month in Namibia

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Namibia

Temperature by month in Namibia

Rainfall by month in Namibia

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Namibia.

Rainfall by month in Namibia

UV index by month in Namibia

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Namibia.

UV index by month in Namibia

Yearly temperature in Namibia

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Namibia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Namibia

Yearly total rainfall in Namibia

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Namibia.

Rainfall per year in Namibia

Weather experiences in Namibia

The weather in Namibia is rated an average of 3,8 out of 5 stars by 5 visitors.

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Bright sun during the day, cool at night. Don't expect rain, as the ground is dry. Ideal for outdoor sports!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Daytime temperatures were pleasant and evenings pleasantly cool. A mix of sun and light clouds, rarely rain. A great month to visit Namibia!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

During my vacation, the nights were unexpectedly cool. It was a pleasant day with lots of sunshine. Not bad, not great.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The nights were cooler. A few showers, but nothing to spoil the fun.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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August in Namibia was unique, with mild temperatures during the day and cold temperatures in the evening. Dry and sunny, blue skies. Ideal for safaris, less so for heat lovers. Imagine this on a winter day!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Namibia by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Namibia and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Namibia, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.