Namibia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Namibia

The best time to visit in Namibia is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and none till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Namibia is 30°C in December and the lowest is 20°C in June.

Namibia has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Namibia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Namibia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 28 26 24 23 20 20 24 27 29 29 30
Precipitation (mm) 48 69 52 18 2 0 0 0 2 11 18 41
Climate data from city: Windhoek

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14 day weather forecast Namibia

The weather for in Namibia will be 29° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
16°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 0
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
14°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 9
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
13°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 10
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
17°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 9
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
19°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 10
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
17°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 9
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
17°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 9

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
19°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 8
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
16°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
13°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
14°
3.1 mm 50% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
1.1 mm 25% 6 m/s 2

Climate Namibia

Namibia has the desert climate prevailing. 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 26° degrees and there is about 262 mm 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.

Climate table of Namibia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 28 26 24 23 20 20 24 27 29 29 30
Night temp. (°C) 19 17 16 13 10 7 6 9 13 16 18 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 48 69 52 18 2 0 0 0 2 11 18 41
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
Climate data from city: Windhoek

Namibia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Namibia? 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 11,847 km 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.

What are the largest airports in Namibia?

These are the largest airports in Namibia:

How many inhabitants are there in Namibia?

Namibia has approximately 2,368,747 inhabitants.

How big is Namibia?

The area of Namibia is around 825,418 km². It is 3,5x 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) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 September 2021

  • 1 Namibian dollar = 15.41 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.065 Namibian dollar
  • 10 Namibian dollar = 154.10 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.65 Namibian dollar
  • 100 Namibian dollar = 1,540.99 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 6.49 Namibian dollar
  • 1 South African rand = 15.42 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.065 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 154.23 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.65 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,542.31 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 6.48 South African rand

What is the area code of Namibia?

The area code to call Namibia is +264.