Best time to visit Etosha

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When is the best time to visit Etosha?

The best time to visit Etosha is May, June and July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Etosha33
    Jan
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Etosha31
    Feb
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Etosha30
    Mar
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Etosha31
    Apr
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Etosha28
    May
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Etosha26
    Jun
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Etosha26
    Jul
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Etosha29
    Aug
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Etosha33
    Sep
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Etosha35
    Oct
  • 34°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Etosha34
    Nov
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Etosha35
    Dec

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

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The weather guide for Namibia (Etosha) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Etosha?

The hottest time of year in Etosha is normally December. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 35°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Etosha?

In terms of rainfall, February is usually the wettest month in Etosha with 113mm on average. There are normally 13 days in February with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Etosha?

The sunniest time of year in Etosha is normally June with bright sunshine on average for 93% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

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