Best time to visit, weather and climate Namibia

Best time to visit Namibia

The best time to visit 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 Namibia is 30°C in december and the lowest is 20°C in june.

The average climate figure for Namibia is an 9,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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

Climate Namibia per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
29°C 28°C 26°C 24°C 23°C 20°C 20°C 24°C 27°C 29°C 29°C 30°C
48
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69
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52
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18
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2
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2
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11
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18
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41
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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 Namibia

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 29°C 28°C 26°C 24°C 23°C 20°C 20°C 24°C 27°C 29°C 29°C 30°C
Night 19°C 17°C 16°C 13°C 10°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 13°C 16°C 18°C 19°C
Precip 48
mm
69
mm
52
mm
18
mm
2
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
2
mm
11
mm
18
mm
41
mm
Rain
days
14 15 15 10 2 0 0 0 2 3 6 12
Dry
days
17 13 16 20 29 30 31 31 28 28 24 19
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 10
Wind force
in 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 Namibia january

On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Namibia and at least around 19° degrees. In january there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Namibia and at least around 17° degrees. In february there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Namibia and at least around 16° degrees. In march there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia april

On average, it is maximum 24° in april in Namibia and at least around 13° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia may

On average, it is maximum 23° in may in Namibia and at least around 10° degrees. In may there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia june

On average, it is maximum 20° in june in Namibia and at least around 7° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia july

On average, it is maximum 20° in july in Namibia and at least around 6° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia august

On average, it is maximum 24° in august in Namibia and at least around 9° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia september

On average, it is maximum 27° in september in Namibia and at least around 13° degrees. In september there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Namibia and at least around 16° degrees. In october there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia november

On average, it is maximum 29° in november in Namibia and at least around 18° degrees. In november there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Namibia.

Climate Namibia december

On average, it is maximum 30° in december in Namibia and at least around 19° degrees. In december there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Namibia.

14 day weather forecast Namibia

The weather for Windhoek in Namibia will be 25° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
8 Aug
Helder hemel 25°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
Su
9 Aug
Helder hemel 24°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Mo
10 Aug
Helder hemel 26°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Tu
11 Aug
Helder hemel 26°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
We
12 Aug
Helder hemel 26°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Th
13 Aug
Helder hemel 27°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Fr
14 Aug
Helder hemel 28°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
15 Aug
Helder hemel 26°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7
Su
16 Aug
Helder hemel 25°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Mo
17 Aug
Helder hemel 26°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Tu
18 Aug
Helder hemel 27°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 2
We
19 Aug
Helder hemel 28°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 2
Th
20 Aug
Helder hemel 28°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 2
Fr
21 Aug
Enkele wolken 27°C 5°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2

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Vacation Namibia

Hotels and apartments in Namibia

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Flight tickets to Namibia

Namibia has 7 airports which you can fly to:

  • Eros Airport
    Windhoek
  • Hosea Kutako International Airport
    Windhoek
  • Rundu Airport
    Rundu
  • Luderitz Airport
    Lüderitz
  • Oranjemund Airport
    Oranjemund
  • Ondangwa Airport
    Ondangwa
  • Walvis Bay Airport
    Walvis Bay

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About Namibia

Namibia is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Windhoek. The total surface is 825.418 km² with 1.572 km of coastline and the population consists of 2.368.747 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 106x bigger than Singapore. If you want to call Namibia you have to use +264 or 00264 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2645012457809 or 002645012457809.

Namibia is in a straight line at 9.589 km distance from Singapore. From Changi Airport Singapore the flight time is about 13 hours15.

Currency Namibia

In Namibia the Namibian dollar and South African rand are used to pay.

Exchange rate Namibian dollar (NAD) 8 august 2020

1 Namibian dollar = 0,08 Singapore dollar
100 Namibian dollar = 7,89 Singapore dollar

1 Singapore dollar = 12,67 Namibian dollar
100 Singapore dollar = 1.266,78 Namibian dollar

Exchange rate South African rand (ZAR) 8 august 2020

1 South African rand = 0,08 Singapore dollar
100 South African rand = 7,78 Singapore dollar

1 Singapore dollar = 12,85 South African rand
100 Singapore dollar = 1.284,79 South African rand

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Namibia

In Namibia it is now 13:56 o’clock in the afternoon on saturday 8 august 2020. That is 6 hour earlier than in Singapore. The time zone of Namibia is Africa/Windhoek and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Namibia

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Namibia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)