Situated in southwest Africa, Namibia is a vast and unspoilt country with landscapes ranging from desert and coastal wilderness to salt pans, rugged mountains and the lush Caprivi Strip. With a subtropical desert climate, Namibia has great differences between its day and night temperatures, with low rainfall and low humidity generally.
Namibia has Winter and Summer seasons at opposite times of the year to Europe and North America. With almost no rain for 6 months of the year, the Winter/dry season in Namibia is from May to October. The wet season is from November to April and it can be strikingly hot during these months.
Here is a general guide for the best times to visit for some of Namibia' popular activities:
Please contact the Mahlatini team if you have a question about the Namibia climate and the choice of luxury accommodation we offer.
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