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South Africa Climate Guide

Due to its varying regional climates, South Africa is a year round destination.  South Africa’s coastal regions have the warmest winter temperatures in the country.

The east coast is on the Indian Ocean, which has a warm current. The west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean with a cold current. South Africa experiences winter and summer in opposite times as Europe and North America and they correspond to the dry and wet season in most of the country, except for the Western Cape.

Summer = November – February

Autumn = March – April

Winter = May – July

Spring = August – October

 

WESTERN CAPE – CAPE TOWN
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg Min Temp °C1515131197678101215
Avg Max Temp °C272826252119181920232426
Av Rain days323479997654

 

 

KWAZULU NATAL – DURBAN
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg Min Temp °C2121250181412111315141819
Avg Max Temp °C272727262427222223242526
Av Rain days3461011121199743

 

 

GAUTENG – PRETORIA
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg Min Temp °C18181613855812151617
Avg Max Temp °C303028262421212428292930
Av Rain days664310002474

 

 

 

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