Namibia in March

March

Namibia enters the latter part of its wet season in March, with opportunities to see young animals and plenty of migratory birds.

  • Day time average temperature = 27°C
  • Night time average temperature = 15°C
  • Average rainfall = 56mm
  • Average daylight = 12.5 hours

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

  • Days are hot, with fairly high chances of rain
  • March is at the end of the wet season, and slightly less hot than February
  • Daytime temperatures are often over 30

WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF VISITING NAMIBIA IN MARCH?

  • Availability of properties is generally good
  • Rates are relatively low
  • Towards the end of the month, the amount of rain tends to decrease
  • There are a lot of young animals following the calving season
  • Many migratory birds can be seen
  • Young animals make for a beautiful subject for wildlife photographers

ANY LOWLIGHTS?

  • March can be busy if Easter falls during the month
  • There tends to be less to see on game drives – animals have no need to cluster around scarce water sources while there’s so much water across parks and reserves
  • There are still some mosquitoes about
  • Vehicle safaris in Etosha National Park are much better during the dry season