Oshakati, Namibia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Oshakati, Namibia? If you're planning to go to Oshakati, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Oshakati, Namibia

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

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

January

If you visit Oshakati during January, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Oshakati is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Oshakati in April, you will notice that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Oshakati is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

June

June in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Oshakati during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Oshakati during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

September

If you vacation in Oshakati during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

October

If you vacation in Oshakati during October, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses

November

Traveling to Oshakati in November, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Oshakati, Namibia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Oshakati, 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 Oshakati

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