Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia? If you're planning to go to Skeleton Coast National Park, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia

Based on the climate and weather in Skeleton Coast National Park, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Skeleton Coast National Park.

What to wear/what to pack for Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia by month

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January

January for Skeleton Coast National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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February

If you are traveling to Skeleton Coast National Park in February, 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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March

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

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April

Traveling to Skeleton Coast 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 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

Traveling to Skeleton Coast 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

If you are traveling to Skeleton Coast National Park 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 go to Skeleton Coast National Park 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

August in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

Traveling to Skeleton Coast National Park in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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November

November for Skeleton Coast National Park 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

Traveling to Skeleton Coast National Park in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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