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

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

When to go to Tsumkwe, Namibia

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

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

January

In January, Tsumkwe is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Tsumkwe, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Tsumkwe is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Tsumkwe can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Tsumkwe in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Tsumkwe is pretty consistently hot 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:

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

June

If you vacation in Tsumkwe during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Tsumkwe in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Tsumkwe 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:

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

September

If you visit Tsumkwe during September, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Tsumkwe in October, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tsumkwe is a scorcher. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Tsumkwe is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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