Namibia
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Namibia

To go to Namibia, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Namibia, October is the warmest month with 85°F and the most cold month is 67°F in July.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Namibia, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Namibia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 84 82 80 76 73 68 67 74 81 85 85 85
Precipitation (inch) 19 27 20 7 1 0 0 0 1 4 7 16

Weather data from: Windhoek




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Namibia weather

The weather for Namibia over the next 14 days will be 81°F till 93° and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Namibia is based on the weather in Windhoek.

5-day weather forecast Namibia

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Monday
3 october
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90°F
66°F
0 in
6 m/s
Tuesday
4 october
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91°F
63°F
0 in
6 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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91°F
68°F
0 in
8 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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91°F
66°F
0 in
6 m/s
Friday
7 october
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91°F
64°F
0 in
9 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Namibia


Climate Namibia

Namibia has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Namibia is 49° degrees and there is about 103 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 265 days a year with an average humidity of 35% and an UV-index of 5.

Namibia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 84 82 80 76 73 68 67 74 81 85 85 85
Night temp. (°F) 66 63 60 55 50 44 43 48 55 61 64 66
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 19 27 20 7 1 0 0 0 1 4 7 16
Days with rain 14 15 15 10 2 - - - 2 3 6 12
Dry days 17 13 16 20 29 30 31 31 28 28 24 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 3 2
UV-index 6 6 5 5 4 4 4 5 6 6 6 6

Weather data from: Windhoek

Namibia weather by month

What is the average Namibia weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Namibia?

Namibia lies in a straight line about 7,361 miles from United States (New York → Windhoek).

How long is the flight to Namibia?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Namibia is approximately 19 h. 40 min.

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What are the largest airports in Namibia?

These are the largest airports in Namibia:

  • Eros Airport (ERS) in Windhoek
  • Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH) in Windhoek
  • Rundu Airport (NDU) in Rundu
  • Luderitz Airport (LUD) in Lüderitz
  • Oranjemund Airport (OMD) in Oranjemund
  • Ondangwa Airport (OND) in Ondangwa
  • Walvis Bay Airport (WVB) in Walvis Bay

How many inhabitants does Namibia have?

Namibia has 2,368,747 inhabitants.

How big is Namibia?

The surface area of Namibia is 512,915 mi². It is 2,5x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Namibia?

The capital of Namibia is Windhoek.

What is the currency of Namibia?

In Namibia, the Namibian dollar (NAD), South African rand (ZAR) are used for payment.

Exchange rates on 3 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 15.41 Namibian dollar
  • 1 Namibian dollar = 0.065 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 1,540.99 Namibian dollar
  • 100 Namibian dollar = 6.49 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 15.42 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.065 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 1,542.31 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 6.48 US dollar

What is the area code of Namibia?

The area code to call Namibia is +264.