The best times to visit Waterberg for ideal weather are

April 2nd 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.



Other Waterberg Travel Info

Weather in Waterberg


Average temperatures in Waterberg vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th 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 Waterberg, the hottest months are October, November, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late October where highs are regularly around 95.9°F (35.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.6°F (17.6°C) at night.

Waterberg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Waterberg 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.

Waterberg Perceived Temperature (F)


Waterberg Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Waterberg 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 90.3 74.6 63.5
Feb 89.5 73.7 61.6
Mar 88.4 73.1 62.4
Apr 85 68.8 56.8
May 82.9 65 50.8
Jun 78.8 58.9 41.5
Jul 79.1 60.4 44.8
Aug 84.5 65 47.9
Sep 91.5 72.8 55.8
Oct 95.2 77.9 61
Nov 94 76.5 61.7
Dec 92.4 76 62.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.4 23.7 17.5
Feb 31.9 23.2 16.4
Mar 31.3 22.8 16.9
Apr 29.4 20.4 13.8
May 28.3 18.3 10.4
Jun 26 14.9 5.3
Jul 26.2 15.8 7.1
Aug 29.2 18.3 8.8
Sep 33.1 22.7 13.2
Oct 35.1 25.5 16.1
Nov 34.4 24.7 16.5
Dec 33.6 24.4 17.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Waterberg are June, July, 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 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 January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Waterberg? 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 Waterberg.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 27% 0 3.3
Feb 20% 0 2.5
Mar 18% 0 2.8
Apr 8% 0 0.9
May 1% 0 0.1
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 1% 0 0.1
Nov 12% 0 1.2
Dec 18% 0 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 27 0 8.4
Feb 20 0 6.4
Mar 18 0 7.1
Apr 8 0 2.3
May 1 0 0.3
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 1 0 0.3
Nov 12 0 3
Dec 18 0 5.1


Humidity and Wind

Waterberg has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is September (12.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (43.5%).

Wind in Waterberg is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and May. July’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.3 MPH or 18.2 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 June where average top sustained speeds reach 20.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
May 5.6 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 8 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Jul 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 43.5%
Feb 39.5%
Mar 40.6%
Apr 37.2%
May 29.9%
Jun 22.6%
Jul 18.9%
Aug 14.3%
Sep 12.9%
Oct 23.2%
Nov 32.1%
Dec 35%


Is it Safe to Travel to Waterberg?

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 Waterberg, 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 Waterberg 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 Waterberg Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 79.6°F (26.4°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 Waterberg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 95.9°F (35.5°C) and 89.9°F (32.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 4 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 Waterberg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95.4°F (35.2°C) and 88.4°F (31.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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