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Namibia in September


During this dry season month, temperatures begin to rise, and wildlife viewing is excellent, especially in Etosha and its neighbouring reserves.

What’s the weather going to be like in Namibia in September

  • Days are warm and dry, and nights can be a little on the cool side
  • It’s a dry season month, with not much rain
  • Both day and night temperatures increase throughout September
  • It’s warm enough for light layers, but snug nightwear is often necessary at the beginning of the month

What are the highlights of visiting Namibia in September

  • September’s clear skies provide excellent conditions for wildlife viewing
  • There are very few mosquitoes
  • Etosha National Park and its neighbouring reserves of Onguma and Ongava boast astonishingly high concentrations of wildlife
  • In all safari areas, animals cluster around scarce water sources
  • It’s a great month for wildlife photography

Any lowlights?

  • If you wish to visit Etosha in early September, it’s worth booking in advance
  • Prices are high
  • Etosha can be busy during the first week of the month, but the crowds ease off once the school holidays end.
  • It can be very dusty due to months without rain

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