The Skeleton Coast weather in August

Planning a getaway to the Skeleton Coast this August and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in the Skeleton Coast in August?

The Skeleton Coast is a region in Namibia. August in the Skeleton Coast generally has temperatures that range from pleasant to warm, with almost no precipitation.

During the day temperatures vary from pleasant in Henties Bay at 18°C to warm in Swakopmund at 22°C. At night it cools down to 11°C in Swakopmund and 12°C in Henties Bay.

August is a very dry month with an average rainfall of around 0.9 mm in Swakopmund. The city Swakopmund usually sees around 0 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of the Skeleton Coast in August, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our the Skeleton Coast climate page.

Where to go in the Skeleton Coast in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in the Skeleton Coast on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in the Skeleton Coast

What is the weather like in August for the 2 most popular destinations in the Skeleton Coast?

Average weather in Swakopmund

In August Swakopmund generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Swakopmund
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
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25°C 
12°C 
0 hours 
0.8 mm 
0 days 
22°C 
11°C 
0 hours 
0.9 mm 
1 day 
22°C 
11°C 
0 hours 
1.7 mm 
1 day 
Climate in Swakopmund

Average weather in Henties Bay

In August Henties Bay generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Henties Bay
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
21°C 
13°C 
1.1 mm 
0 days 
18°C 
12°C 
1.6 mm 
0 days 
18°C 
12°C 
2.6 mm 
0 days 
Climate in Henties Bay

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Is August the best time to visit the Skeleton Coast?

Given the typically perfect weather conditions in Swakopmund, August might be a good time to visit the Skeleton Coast.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in offering mostly perfect weather in Swakopmund.

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