Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia? If you're planning to go to Namib-Naukluft National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia

Based on the climate and weather in Namib-Naukluft National Park, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia by month

January

January is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

February in Namib-Naukluft National Park is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you are traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

April

If you go to Namib-Naukluft National Park in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses

May

If you go to Namib-Naukluft National Park in May, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

June

June in Namib-Naukluft National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

July

Traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

Traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park 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). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks

September

September in Namib-Naukluft National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you are traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

November

If you go to Namib-Naukluft National Park in November, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear

December

December in Namib-Naukluft National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Namib-Naukluft National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Namib-Naukluft National Park

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