Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia? If you're planning to go to Namib-Naukluft National Park, I have 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 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.

Important essentials 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.

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

  • (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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

Traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park in February, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

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

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April

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

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May

If you are traveling 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).

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June

Traveling to Namib-Naukluft National Park in June, 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 once in a while.

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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 a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you go 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 sometimes.

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September

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

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October

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).

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November

November here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

December for 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 occasionally.

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