The best times to visit Damaraland for ideal weather are
April 16th to June 3rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Damaraland Travel Guide
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Weather in Damaraland
Average temperatures in Damaraland vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 59th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Damaraland, the hottest months are October, November, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early October where highs are regularly around 97.7°F (36.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64°F (17.8°C) at night.
Damaraland Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Damaraland Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Damaraland Perceived Temperature (F)
Damaraland Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Damaraland Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Damaraland are May, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.
When can you find snow in Damaraland? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Damaraland.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Damaraland (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Damaraland has some very humid months, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is October (10% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (75.8%).
Wind in Damaraland is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by January and December. October’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late October to early November where average top sustained speeds reach 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Damaraland.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||5.1||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.9||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.5||Barely noticeable||7.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.6||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.3||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.5||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.4||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.8||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.9||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Damaraland?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Namibia; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Damaraland, Namibia is September, followed by April and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Damaraland in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Damaraland Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 80.3°F (26.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Damaraland, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 97.7°F (36.5°C) and 92.2°F (33.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Damaraland to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 97.5°F (36.4°C) and 84.4°F (29.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.