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 around 28° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
16°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 11
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
16°
18.2 mm 85% 5 m/s 4
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
1.3 mm 30% 6 m/s 11
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 11
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
14°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 10
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
15°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 10
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
15°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 10

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
14°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 10
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 9
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
17°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
17°
0.2 mm 20% 4 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
17°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
15°
0 mm 0% 5 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 8,508 km from India (New Delhi → Windhoek).

How long is the flight to Namibia?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Namibia is approximately 11 h. 50 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 4x smaller than India.

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 October 2021

  • 1 Namibian dollar = 0.21 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 4.81 Namibian dollar
  • 10 Namibian dollar = 2.08 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 48.11 Namibian dollar
  • 100 Namibian dollar = 20.78 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 481.14 Namibian dollar
  • 1 South African rand = 0.21 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 4.81 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 2.08 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 48.07 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 20.81 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 480.73 South African rand

What is the area code of Namibia?

The area code to call Namibia is +264.