Namibia Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
BshSubtropical steppeArid10 Kavango East Kavango West Khomas Ohangwena Omaheke Omusati Oshana Oshikoto Otjozondjupa Zambezi
BwhSubtropical desertArid3 Erongo Hardap Karas
BwkMid-latitude desertArid1 Kunene

Summary: Most regions (10) in Namibia lie in the Subtropical steppe climate zone (Köppen: Bsh). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 26.67°C (80.01°F) in Omusati to a low of 19.93°C (67.87°F) in Erongo.

Climate Namibia: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)34.24(93.63)33.49(92.28)32.26(90.07)30.27(86.49)29.18(84.52)26.92(80.46)27.31(81.16)31.13(88.03)35.05(95.09)36.85(98.33)34.37(93.87)33.94(93.09)36.85(98.33)
Average high °C (°F)30.79(87.42)30.4(86.72)29.54(85.17)28.26(82.87)26.82(80.28)24.3(75.74)24.42(75.96)27.93(82.27)31.64(88.95)33.42(92.16)32.07(89.73)31.04(87.87)29.22(84.6)
Daily mean °C (°F)27.12(80.82)26.5(79.7)25.76(78.37)24.1(75.38)21.91(71.44)18.66(65.59)18.49(65.28)21.6(70.88)25.62(78.12)28.27(82.89)28.05(82.49)27.43(81.37)24.46(76.03)
Average low °C (°F)21.42(70.56)20.71(69.28)20.08(68.14)17.93(64.27)14.72(58.5)10.63(51.13)9.98(49.96)12.2(53.96)15.57(60.03)18.95(66.11)20.98(69.76)21.4(70.52)17.05(62.69)
Record low °C (°F)18.49(65.28)17.49(63.48)16.2(61.16)13.42(56.16)10.62(51.12)6.93(44.47)6.4(43.52)9.15(48.47)12.65(54.77)14.82(58.68)16.06(60.91)17.06(62.71)6.4(43.52)
Average precipitation mm (inches)143.1(5.63)137.44(5.41)115.55(4.55)38.23(1.51)3.7(0.15)0.52(0.02)0.58(0.02)0.35(0.01)2.35(0.09)15.38(0.61)79.34(3.12)141.97(5.59)56.54(2.23)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)14.5113.8614.085.840.640.070.10.120.643.410.4314.046.48
Average relative humidity (%)49.9152.7554.4348.3136.7635.4433.3125.9622.1424.0335.4945.1538.64
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.3511.2511.2311.2610.9810.7911.0311.2811.5311.5812.0811.9611.36

Namibia Climate Graph

Namibia

Namibia’s Cities by Temperature

Namibia’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Omusati
26.67°C | 80.01°F
Kunene
26.26°C | 79.27°F
Zambezi
26.04°C | 78.87°F
Kavango East
25.67°C | 78.21°F
Kavango West
25.67°C | 78.21°F
Ohangwena
25.38°C | 77.68°F
Oshikoto
25.38°C | 77.68°F
Oshana
25.38°C | 77.68°F
Karas
24.34°C | 75.81°F
Otjozondjupa
23.4°C | 74.12°F
Omaheke
23.35°C | 74.03°F
Hardap
23.12°C | 73.62°F
Khomas
21.87°C | 71.37°F
Erongo
19.93°C | 67.87°F

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