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

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

When to go to Southern Namibia, Namibia

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Southern Namibia in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Southern Namibia in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Southern Namibia 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). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Southern Namibia in July, 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Southern Namibia very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Southern Namibia 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:

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

October

October for Southern Namibia very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Southern Namibia very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Southern Namibia dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern Namibia, 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 Southern Namibia

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