Windhoek, Namibia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Windhoek, Namibia? If you're planning to go to Windhoek, 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 Windhoek, Namibia

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

Important essentials for Windhoek, Namibia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Windhoek is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

In February, Windhoek is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Windhoek, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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March

If you go to Windhoek in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

April in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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May

Traveling to Windhoek in May, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you visit Windhoek during June, you may see that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Windhoek during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Windhoek during August, you will probably find that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

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September

If you visit Windhoek during September, you will probably notice that it is warm 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Windhoek during October, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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November

November in this region is hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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December

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

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Activities for Windhoek, Namibia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Windhoek.

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