Namibia in April

April

Emerging from wet season, Namibia is teaming with life – and where parks and reserves start to dry up a bit, wildlife starts to cluster around water sources.

  • Day time average temperature = 26°C
  • Night time average temperature = 13°C
  • Average rainfall = 28mm
  • Average daylight = 11.5 hours

WHAT’S THE WEATHER GOING TO BE LIKE IN NAMIBIA IN APRIL?

  • Days are generally warm, but nights are becoming cooler
  • It’s the end of the rainy season, though heavy late rains can still be had
  • Temperatures are moderate and comfortable on the whole

WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF VISITING NAMIBIA IN APRIL?

  • Availability of properties is usually good
  • Rates are still relatively low
  • Mosquito numbers are falling
  • The air feels fresh and there’s very little dust
  • It’s a great time to visit the Skeleton Coast National Park
  • Where water sources start to dwindle, you can expect to see increasing volumes of wildlife at drying rivers and around waterholes
  • There are lots of migratory birds about
  • Desert regions look very scenic, with patches of flowers and greenery
  • Vibrant colour contrasts in the desert make a superb subject for photography

ANY LOWLIGHTS?

  • If Easter falls this month, properties can get booked up pretty quickly
  • It can become busy around Easter time
  • Some years can see heavy late rains