The best times to visit Rietoog for ideal weather are

April 2nd to May 6th


August 20th to October 7th

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



Other Rietoog Travel Info

Weather in Rietoog


Average temperatures in Rietoog vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 71st 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 Rietoog, the hottest months are January, November, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 88.4°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.4°F (20.2°C) at night.

Rietoog Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Rietoog 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.

Rietoog Perceived Temperature (F)


Rietoog Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Rietoog 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 87.1 80.4 68.3
Feb 84 77 65.9
Mar 81.9 75.1 61.1
Apr 78.6 69.7 53.2
May 76.3 65.7 47.3
Jun 72.2 59.9 40.2
Jul 71.2 59.5 39.5
Aug 76.3 64.5 46.9
Sep 82.3 71.6 54.4
Oct 87.1 78.1 64.2
Nov 86.9 79.1 66.7
Dec 82.9 76.6 66.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.6 26.9 20.2
Feb 28.9 25 18.8
Mar 27.7 23.9 16.2
Apr 25.9 20.9 11.8
May 24.6 18.7 8.5
Jun 22.3 15.5 4.6
Jul 21.8 15.3 4.2
Aug 24.6 18.1 8.3
Sep 27.9 22 12.4
Oct 30.6 25.6 17.9
Nov 30.5 26.2 19.3
Dec 28.3 24.8 19.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rietoog are June, July, and then August. 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 early to mid December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Rietoog? 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 Rietoog.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 0 1.8
Feb 3% 0 0.5
Mar 6% 0 0.9
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 5% 0 0.3
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 2% 0 0.2
Nov 5% 0 0.3
Dec 14% 0 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 4.6
Feb 3 0 1.3
Mar 6 0 2.3
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 5 0 0.8
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 2 0 0.5
Nov 5 0 0.8
Dec 14 0 3.6


Humidity and Wind

Rietoog has no months that would be considered humid, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is October (6.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (34.6%).

Wind in Rietoog is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and January. November’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 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 mid November where average top sustained speeds reach 12.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Apr 5.7 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 9.4 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.2 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Aug 6.8 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Sep 6.8 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Oct 7 Gentle breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Nov 7.4 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Dec 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 23.8%
Feb 34.6%
Mar 29.1%
Apr 23.4%
May 18%
Jun 14.9%
Jul 10.2%
Aug 8.8%
Sep 7.9%
Oct 6.7%
Nov 11.9%
Dec 29%


Is it Safe to Travel to Rietoog?

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 Rietoog, 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 Rietoog 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 Rietoog Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 73.4°F (23°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 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 Rietoog, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 81.6°F (27.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal 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 Rietoog to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 81°F (27.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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