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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.

  • Day time average temperature = 27°C
  • Night time average temperature = 11°C
  • Average rainfall = 1mm
  • Average daylight= 12 hours

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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