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    Namibia

    Swakopmund weather and climate

    Namibia

    Swakopmund weather and climate

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    13 °C

     

    Sea

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    1 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    1 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    72 %

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    13 °C

     

    Sea

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    1 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    1 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    72 %

    Weather charts for Swakopmund

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    Day temperature
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    36
    Night temperature
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    > 6 °C
    30
    Sea temperature
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    > 18 °C
    32
    Wet days per month
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    < 15
    20

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    Weather overview for Swakopmund

    Weather overview

    Swakopmund (Namibia) in general has a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 22.3 °C (72.1 °F) in September to 26.3 °C (79.3 °F) in January. The least rainy month in Swakopmund is August with its 0 days of rain, the rainiest month is February, when it rains 5 days. The highest sea temperatures in Swakopmund are in February with 17.8 °C (64.1 °F) and the lowest in August with 13.4 °C (56.1 °F). Temperatures during the night go from 9.5 °C (49.1 °F) in August to 16.6 °C (61.9 °F) in February.

    January weather

    The day temperature is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 26.3 °C (79.3 °F) in Swakopmund, while the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month. The tourist season continues. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, with its value being 6 hours. The night temperature continues to rise, with its value of 16.3 °C (61.3 °F).

    February weather

    The maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, with its value of 17.8 °C (64.1 °F) in Swakopmund, and the maximum of the night temperature can be noticed as well, its value is 16.6 °C (61.9 °F). The number of rainy days reaches its maximum, with its value of 5 days, and the rainfall amount is on its maximum as well, with its value of 11 mm (0.42 in). The humidity reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 76 %.

    March weather

    The number of rainy days starts to descent in March in Swakopmund. The sea temperature starts to descent, the value of this measure is 17.3 °C (63.1 °F), and the night temperature descent's start could be observed too, its value is 15.3 °C (59.5 °F). The dry season is about to start in March.

    April weather

    The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 16.1 °C (60.9 °F) in Swakopmund, and the descent of the night temperature can be observed too, with its value being 13.6 °C (56.5 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 2 days. There is pending dry season. The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed in this month.

    May weather

    The tourist season is at its beginning in Swakopmund. The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 14.8 °C (58.7 °F), while the beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed in this month. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 0 days, while the rainfall amount starts to descent, with its value of 1 mm (0.05 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 11.4 °C (52.5 °F).

    June weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 24.0 °C (75.2 °F) in Swakopmund, and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 14.1 °C (57.3 °F). The tourist season continues in June. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum. The minimum of the humidity can be noticed, with its value being 65 %. The day length is on its minimum, its value is 11 hours.

    July weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month in Swakopmund, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 9.7 °C (49.5 °F). The minimum of the rainfall amount is observable, with its value being 0 mm (0.00 in). The ongoing dry season is noticeable.

    August weather

    The minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed, its value is 13.4 °C (56.1 °F) in Swakopmund, while the day temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 22.4 °C (72.3 °F). The number of rainy days reaches its minimum, with its value being 0 days. The ongoing dry season is noticeable. The minimum of the night temperature is observable in August. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, with its value of 6 hours.

    September weather

    The day temperature reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is 22.3 °C (72.1 °F) in Swakopmund, while the beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed in this month. The dry season is close to its peak. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, the value of this measure is 6 hours. The wind speed reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 4.4.

    October weather

    The tourist season is at its beginning in Swakopmund, while the dry season continues. The sea temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value being 14.0 °C (57.2 °F), and the day temperature starts to rise too in October. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 12.6 °C (54.7 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, with its value being 7 hours.

    November weather

    The tourist season continues in Swakopmund, and the dry season is close to its peak as well. The rise of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 14.8 °C (58.6 °F), and the rise of the day temperature can be observed too, with its value of 24.3 °C (75.7 °F).

    December weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 25.0 °C (77.0 °F) in Swakopmund, and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 16.2 °C (61.2 °F). There is pending tourist season, and the dry season is taking place as well in December. The number of rainy days starts to rise, its value is 2 days. The night temperature starts to rise, the value of this measure is 14.5 °C (58.1 °F).

    FAQs

    Is January part of the wet season in Swakopmund?

    No, there is no wet season in Swakopmund in January - you can expect 4 days of rain during the month.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Swakopmund in February?

    In February in Swakopmund, you can expect around 6 hours of sunshine.

    What is the air temperature in March in Swakopmund at night?

    The average night temperature in Swakopmund in March is 15.3 °C (59.5 °F). This temperature is pleasant for a wide range of evening, night, and morning activities from sports to sitting outside in restaurants or evening walks.

    Is April part of the dry season in Swakopmund?

    Yes, there is a dry season in April in Swakopmund with just 2 days during the month being rainy.

    Are there good conditions to visit in May in Swakopmund?

    There are good conditions for visiting in Swakopmund in May. The temperature during the day will be nice 24.9 °C (76.8 °F). You can expect just 0 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary. The temperature of 11.4 °C (52.5 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the sea temperature in Swakopmund in June?

    In June in Swakopmund expect the sea to be warm at 14.1 °C (57.3 °F). This is a sea temperature for resilient people only, most people won't enjoy swimming in such cold water or will have to use a wetsuit for water activities.

    How windy is it in Swakopmund in July?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in Swakopmund in July is 4.0.

    How humid is Swakopmund in September?

    Humidity in Swakopmund in September is 71 %.

    What is the average number of rainy days in October in Swakopmund?

    In Swakopmund in October, we can expect 1 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.3 days of the week, or in general - 4 % days.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Swakopmund in November?

    In November in Swakopmund, the average daily temperatures will be 24.3 °C (75.7 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    Is it hot in December in Swakopmund?

    In Swakopmund in December, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.