Central Namibia, Namibia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Central Namibia, Namibia? If you're planning to go to Central Namibia, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Central Namibia, Namibia

Based on the climate and weather in Central Namibia, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Central Namibia, Namibia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Namibia, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Central Namibia, Namibia by month

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January

Traveling to Central Namibia in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

February here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Central Namibia in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you are traveling to Central Namibia in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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May

May for Central Namibia dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

June very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally.

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July

July very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes.

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August

August here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

Traveling to Central Namibia in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Central Namibia in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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December

December here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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