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

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Traveling to Kaokoland, Namibia? If you're planning to go to Kaokoland, this article contains 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 Kaokoland, Namibia

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

Important essentials for Kaokoland, Namibia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Kaokoland, Namibia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kaokoland.

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

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January

January here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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March

March for Kaokoland is warm. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

April here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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May

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

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June

If you go to Kaokoland in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Kaokoland in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

Traveling to Kaokoland in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September in this region 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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October

If you go to Kaokoland in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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December

If you go to Kaokoland in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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