The best times to visit Mariental for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 10th

or

July 23rd to October 21st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Mariental Travel Info

Weather in Mariental

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mariental vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 Mariental, the hottest months are December, January, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid December where highs are regularly around 101.1°F (38.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.4°F (20.8°C) at night.

Mariental Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mariental Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Mariental Perceived Temperature (F)

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Mariental Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mariental 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 98.6 83.3 69.3
Feb 96 80.9 67.4
Mar 93.2 77.6 63.7
Apr 86.8 69.7 54.6
May 84.3 64.9 47.9
Jun 75.9 55.7 38.2
Jul 77.4 57.3 39.8
Aug 82.1 61.9 43
Sep 90.3 70.6 50.7
Oct 96.4 78 59.5
Nov 97.7 80.3 62.6
Dec 100.2 84 68.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 37 28.5 20.7
Feb 35.6 27.2 19.7
Mar 34 25.3 17.6
Apr 30.4 20.9 12.6
May 29.1 18.3 8.8
Jun 24.4 13.2 3.4
Jul 25.2 14.1 4.3
Aug 27.8 16.6 6.1
Sep 32.4 21.4 10.4
Oct 35.8 25.6 15.3
Nov 36.5 26.8 17
Dec 37.9 28.9 20.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mariental are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th 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 1 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Mariental? 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 Mariental.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mariental (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0 2.4
Feb 12% 0 1.3
Mar 11% 0 1.5
Apr 4% 0 0.6
May 1% 0 0.1
Jun 2% 0 0.6
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 2% 0 0.3
Nov 2% 0 0.3
Dec 5% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 6.1
Feb 12 0 3.3
Mar 11 0 3.8
Apr 4 0 1.5
May 1 0 0.3
Jun 2 0 1.5
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 2 0 0.8
Nov 2 0 0.8
Dec 5 0 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Mariental has no months that would be considered humid, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is October (8.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (31.4%).

Wind in Mariental is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by November and January. December’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.1 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 mid to late 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 Mariental.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 5.2 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.2 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.1 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
May 4.1 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.9 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.2 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 22.9%
Feb 29.3%
Mar 31.4%
Apr 29.3%
May 23.6%
Jun 21.7%
Jul 16.5%
Aug 11.2%
Sep 9.4%
Oct 8.9%
Nov 10.7%
Dec 15.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mariental?

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 Mariental, 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 Mariental 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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55 in October means 55% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Mariental Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.9°F (34.9°C) and 79.5°F (26.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 4 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Mariental, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 99.1°F (37.3°C) and 89.7°F (32.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 Mariental to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 101.1°F (38.4°C) and 94.9°F (34.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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