What's the weather like during December in Namibia?

December is the start of the wet season. It is excellent for bird viewing in the Zambezi region. Game viewing is not significant during December.

  • Average Day Time Temperature = 32 degrees Celsius
  • Average Night Time Temperature = 17 degrees Celsius
  • Average Rainfall = 26MM
  • Average Daylight Hours = 13.5
Weather in December

Namibia Weather in December

  • The daytime temperatures are high
  • The nights are warm
  • There are high temperatures, which can cause humidity in the northern parts of the country.

Namibia Highlights in December

  • Availability of properties is good overall
  • Rates are lower than during the dry season
  • Vast flocks of flamingos can be viewed in Walvis Bay’s lagoons, while birdwatching on the Caprivi Strip is brilliant.
  • Where skies remain clear at night, you can enjoy some superb stargazing
  • It’s a great month for bird photography

Namibia Lowlights in December

  • Where rain falls, it tends to be localised and very heavy
  • There are more mosquitoes
  • With more water available, animals no longer cluster around water sources
  • It is the Namibian school summer holidays, and there are many shop closures as people take their summer break
  • Game densities are extremely low and temperatures very high
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