When is the best time to go to Swakopmund

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Swakopmund, Namibia. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Swakopmund weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Swakopmund are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Swakopmund January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 2mm 6.6hrs 14.2hrs

January is a very dry month in Swakopmund and the temperature is generally warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Swakopmund.

January is in the summer in Swakopmund and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Swakopmund February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 3mm 6.5hrs 13.6hrs

February in Swakopmund is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Swakopmund, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

February is in the summer in Swakopmund and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in February »

March

Swakopmund March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 6mm 6.5hrs 13hrs

The weather in March in Swakopmund is characteristically warm and very dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Swakopmund, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

March is in the fall / autumn in Swakopmund and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in March »

April

Swakopmund April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 2mm 6.9hrs 12.4hrs

Swakopmund's weather in April is typically mild and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Swakopmund, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

April is in the fall / autumn in Swakopmund and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in April »

May

Swakopmund May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 1mm 7.7hrs 11.9hrs

May is a very dry month in Swakopmund and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Swakopmund, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

May is in the fall / autumn in Swakopmund and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in May »

June

Swakopmund June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 1mm 7.8hrs 14.2hrs

Mild and very dry weather often prevails in Swakopmund during the month of June

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Swakopmund, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

June is in the winter in Swakopmund and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 11°C (53°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in June »

July

Swakopmund July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 0mm 7.6hrs 13.6hrs

July in Swakopmund is generally very dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Swakopmund for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the winter in Swakopmund and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in July »

August

Swakopmund August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 0mm 6.9hrs 13hrs

The weather in August in Swakopmund is characteristically mild and very dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Swakopmund for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the winter in Swakopmund and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in August »

September

Swakopmund September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 1mm 6.4hrs 12.4hrs

Swakopmund's weather in September is typically mild and very dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Swakopmund for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the spring in Swakopmund and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in September »

October

Swakopmund October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 0mm 7hrs 11.9hrs

October is a very dry month in Swakopmund and the temperature is generally mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Swakopmund for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the spring in Swakopmund and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (67°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in October »

November

Swakopmund November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 1mm 7.2hrs 14.2hrs

Mild and very dry weather often prevails in Swakopmund during the month of November

It is perhaps a good month to visit Swakopmund, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

November is in the spring in Swakopmund and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in November »

December

Swakopmund December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 1mm 7.2hrs 13.6hrs

December in Swakopmund is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Swakopmund, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the summer in Swakopmund and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Swakopmund with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Swakopmund weather in December »

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Swakopmund weather stats

Swakopmund weather statistics
Hottest month: February 22.4°C 72.3°F
Driest month: July 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: June 7.8hrs
Coldest month: August 18.2°C 64.8°F
Wettest month: March 6mm 0.2ins
Warmest sea: February 17.7°C 63.9°F
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