The best times to visit Windhoek Rural for ideal weather are

March 26th to May 27th


August 6th to October 28th

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



Other Windhoek Rural Travel Info

Weather in Windhoek Rural


Average temperatures in Windhoek Rural vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 62nd 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 Windhoek Rural, the hottest months are December, October, and then November. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid December where highs are regularly around 93.6°F (34.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65°F (18.3°C) at night.

Windhoek Rural Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Windhoek Rural 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.

Windhoek Rural Perceived Temperature (F)


Windhoek Rural Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Windhoek Rural 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 90.1 74 62.6
Feb 87.7 72.2 61.5
Mar 85.4 70.2 59.8
Apr 81.9 66.8 55
May 79 63.3 50.8
Jun 74.6 58.2 44.7
Jul 73.5 57.6 44.3
Aug 79.6 63.9 49.6
Sep 87.5 71.2 56.7
Oct 90.7 74.5 60.2
Nov 91 74.3 60.8
Dec 91.7 75.6 63.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.3 23.3 17
Feb 30.9 22.3 16.4
Mar 29.7 21.2 15.4
Apr 27.7 19.3 12.8
May 26.1 17.4 10.4
Jun 23.7 14.6 7.1
Jul 23.1 14.2 6.8
Aug 26.4 17.7 9.8
Sep 30.8 21.8 13.7
Oct 32.6 23.6 15.7
Nov 32.8 23.5 16
Dec 33.2 24.2 17.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Windhoek Rural 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 late May. For example, on the week of May 21st 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Windhoek Rural? 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 Windhoek Rural.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 26% 0 3.4
Feb 24% 0 3.2
Mar 20% 0 3.5
Apr 11% 0 1.4
May 2% 0 0.3
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 2% 0 0.2
Oct 3% 0 0.3
Nov 8% 0 1
Dec 16% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 26 0 8.6
Feb 24 0 8.1
Mar 20 0 8.9
Apr 11 0 3.6
May 2 0 0.8
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 2 0 0.5
Oct 3 0 0.8
Nov 8 0 2.5
Dec 16 0 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Windhoek Rural has some comfortably humid months, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is September (9.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (43.1%).

Wind in Windhoek Rural is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by September and July. October’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.3 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 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.8 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.9 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.8 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
May 5.1 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.4 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 36.1%
Feb 42%
Mar 43.1%
Apr 34.3%
May 22.8%
Jun 17%
Jul 15.9%
Aug 10.4%
Sep 9.2%
Oct 10.8%
Nov 17.2%
Dec 25.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Windhoek Rural?

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 Windhoek Rural, 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 Windhoek Rural 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 Windhoek Rural Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 76.5°F (24.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 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 Windhoek Rural, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 86.4°F (30.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 Windhoek Rural to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 93.6°F (34.2°C) and 86.4°F (30.2°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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