Namibia in November

November

November is shoulder season month, characterised by changeable weather – clear skies, cloudy skies, and even thunderstorms – amidst wildlife highlights such as desert elephant and rhino in Damaraland and Twyfelfontein.

  • Day time average temperature = 30°C
  • Night time average temperature = 15°C
  • Average rainfall = 23mm
  • Average daylight = 13 hours

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

  • It’s an unpredictable month, featuring clear skies, rolling clouds, and thunderstorms in turn
  • November is a shoulder season, approaching the rains yet still dry at times
  • Temperatures become very hot

WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF VISITING NAMIBIA IN NOVEMBER?

  • Availability of properties is better than in earlier months
  • Prices drop following the dry season
  • Desert elephant and rhino tracking in Damaraland and Twyfelfontein is an easy activity this month, as both species congregate on the riverbeds
  • Before the rains come, animals cluster around scarce water sources
  • Vast flocks of flamingo gather in Walvis Bay, staying until February
  • Where vegetation remains sparse, there’s good visibility of many animals
  • The changing skies of November are perfect for some dramatic photography

ANY LOWLIGHTS?

  • Where temperatures can soar over 30 degrees, it might feel too hot for some travellers
  • Mosquitoes start to appear with the rains