20 to 30°C
3624 hours
sunshine per day
261 mm
286 days
79 days
0 days

Climate of 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.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 20°C and 30°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 6°C and 19°C
  • Rain: it rains 79 days and there is a total of approximately 261 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3624 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 20°C and 30°C
Warmest month: 30°C in December
Coldest month: 20°C in June
Night temperature: between 6°C and 19°C
Dry days: 286 days
Days with rain: 79 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 261 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3624 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Namibia.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Namibia.

Climate table of Namibia

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Namibia. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Namibia might be like in a given month.

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

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.

Climate of Namibia by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Namibia? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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