Swakopmund monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Swakopmund

Swakopmund average temperature chart (Celsius) Swakopmund average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Swakopmund (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 22.2 22.4 22 20.9 20.9 20.2 19.4 18.2 18.2 19.1 20.3 21.4
°F 72 72.3 71.6 69.6 69.7 68.3 66.9 64.8 64.8 66.3 68.5 70.5

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Swakopmund monthly rainfall chart (mm) Swakopmund monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Swakopmund (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 2 3 6 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1
inches 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainy days 2 2 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 1

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Swakopmund

Swakopmund average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Swakopmund
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.9 7.7 7.8 7.6 6.9 6.4 7 7.2 7.2

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Swakopmund average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Swakopmund average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Swakopmund (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.9 16.3 15.7 14 12.5 11.4 10.2 10 10.8 12 13.6 14.9
Max °C 22.4 22.6 22.2 21.1 21.2 20.4 19.6 18.4 18.4 19.3 20.5 21.6
Min °F 60.5 61.3 60.2 57.1 54.4 52.5 50.4 50 51.4 53.5 56.4 58.7
Max °F 66.4 66.9 66 63.5 62.2 60.6 58.8 57.6 58.3 60.1 62.6 64.8

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Swakopmund average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Swakopmund average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Swakopmund in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 17.3 17.7 17.2 16.1 15.2 14.3 13.8 13.6 13.8 14.3 15.4 16.7
°F 63.1 63.8 62.9 61.1 59.3 57.7 56.8 56.6 56.9 57.8 59.6 62

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Swakopmund average winspeed by month (km/h) Swakopmund average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Swakopmund (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 10 9 7 5 4 6 6 7 8 10 10 9
mph 7 6 4 3 3 4 4 4 5 6 6 6

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Swakopmund relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Swakopmund
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
75% 76% 75% 73% 66% 65% 65% 69% 71% 72% 72% 73%

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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
Map showing location of Swakopmund (-22.68333, 14.53333)

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