Average Weather In South Africa

Mean annual temperature for South Africa as a whole is 17.5℃, with average monthly temperatures ranging between 22°C (December, January) and 11°C (June, July). Annual precipitation is 469.9 mm, with highest rainfall occurring November to March, coupled with extremely low precipitation occurring between June to August.


Average Weather In South Africa

What is the average monthly temperature in South Africa?

Winter in South Africa

January78 F14 hours
February77 F13 hours
March75 F12 hours
April70 F12 hours

What is the weather mostly like in South Africa?

The climate in South Africa ranges from desert and semi-desert in the northwest to subtropical on the eastern coast.

Rainfall generally occurs during summer (mid- to late September through April), although in the southwest around Cape Town, rainfall occurs in winter (April through early September).

Is South Africa hot or cold?

The climate of South Africa is determined by South Africa’s situation between 22°S and 35°S, in the Southern Hemisphere’s subtropical zone, and its location between two oceans, Atlantic and the Indian. South Africa has a hot, arid climate – except for areas at high altitude.

What are the weather seasons in South Africa?

Best time to visit South Africa South Africa’s climate is seasonal, getting quite cold in winter (May-August). It’s pleasantly warm and sunny in spring and autumn, and often hot in summer (November to March) with frequent rains to cool things down.

Is it always warm in South Africa?

Here, the climate is constantly mild, with average daytime temperatures around 16 °C (61 °F) in winter and around 20 °C (68 °F) in summer, even though rapid increases in temperature may occur when the wind blows from the desert, which lies to the east and is scorchingly hot in summer.