The best times to visit Naukluft for ideal weather are

May 28th to August 19th

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



Other Naukluft Travel Info

Weather in Naukluft


Average temperatures in Naukluft 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 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 Naukluft, the hottest months are April, March, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late April where highs are regularly around 105.7°F (40.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.3°F (18.5°C) at night.

Naukluft Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Naukluft Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Naukluft Perceived Temperature (F)


Naukluft Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Naukluft 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 93 74.3 60.7
Feb 95.5 75.8 63.2
Mar 98 78.7 61.3
Apr 98.9 80 63
May 94.5 74.7 59.2
Jun 84.9 65.7 49.7
Jul 85.1 66.5 49.5
Aug 84.2 62.8 45.4
Sep 87 66.5 49.4
Oct 93.3 70.5 52.2
Nov 94.5 72.9 55.5
Dec 92.3 73.2 58

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33.9 23.5 15.9
Feb 35.3 24.3 17.3
Mar 36.7 25.9 16.3
Apr 37.2 26.7 17.2
May 34.7 23.7 15.1
Jun 29.4 18.7 9.8
Jul 29.5 19.2 9.7
Aug 29 17.1 7.4
Sep 30.6 19.2 9.7
Oct 34.1 21.4 11.2
Nov 34.7 22.7 13.1
Dec 33.5 22.9 14.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Naukluft are January, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late September with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of September 24th.

When can you find snow in Naukluft? 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 Naukluft.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 4% 0 0.5
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0.1
Sep 7% 0 0.6
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 4 0 1.3
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0.3
Sep 7 0 1.5
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0.3


Humidity and Wind

Naukluft has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (27.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (45.9%).

Wind in Naukluft is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by July and December. January’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early June where average top sustained speeds reach 14 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Naukluft.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Feb 6.6 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6.1 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
May 6 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Jun 5.8 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 7 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44.8%
Feb 45.9%
Mar 37.9%
Apr 28.7%
May 27.2%
Jun 31.8%
Jul 29.3%
Aug 36.7%
Sep 39.4%
Oct 36.6%
Nov 37.5%
Dec 42.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Naukluft?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 29, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Naukluft, 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 Naukluft 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

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 Naukluft Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 105.7°F (40.9°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 Naukluft, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 98.8°F (37.1°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 2 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 Naukluft to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 97.9°F (36.6°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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