South Africa in august: average weather and climate, where to go?

How is the climate in South Africa in august? Is it a good time to visit Hermanus and Cape Town? Have a look at our datas and our advices on this page.

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Weather in South Africa in august 2019

Below, find the the weather forecast for the month of august for most popular cities in South Africa. These forecasts are statistics for august from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in august in Cape Town

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times15%

Heavy rain12%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times17%

Heavy rain7%

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Average weather in august in Durban

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times8%

Cloudy8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times12%

Cloudy5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy11%

Heavy rain9%

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Average weather in august in Johannesburg

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
88% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times2%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
90% of time

Partly Cloudy8%

Moderate rain at times3%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
91% of time

Partly Cloudy5%

Moderate rain at times4%

Cloudy1%

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Average weather in august in Parc Kruger

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
70% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Cloudy10%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy16%

Moderate rain at times4%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Cloudy4%

Moderate rain at times2%

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Average weather in august in Pretoria

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
88% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Cloudy2%

Moderate rain at times1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
91% of time

Partly Cloudy6%

Moderate rain at times3%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
92% of time

Partly Cloudy6%

Moderate rain at times2%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder1%

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Average weather in august in Hermanus

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times18%

Cloudy9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times18%

Cloudy5%

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Average weather in august in Kimberley

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy8%

Moderate rain at times5%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy8%

Cloudy3%

Moderate rain at times2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Cloudy2%

Moderate rain at times2%

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Average weather in august in Knysna

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy14%

Cloudy6%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times13%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Moderate rain at times19%

Partly Cloudy18%

Cloudy5%

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Average weather in august in Long Tom Pas

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain5%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
86% of time

Partly Cloudy8%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times6%

Heavy rain3%

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Average weather in august in Nelspruit

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain5%

Cloudy5%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times5%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Cloudy7%

Moderate rain at times4%

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Average weather in august in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times15%

Cloudy8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times16%

Cloudy9%

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Average weather in august in Richards Bay

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times12%

Cloudy8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Moderate rain at times14%

Partly Cloudy14%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy12%

Cloudy8%

More information about the weather in Richards Bay in august

Average weather in august in Sodwana Bay

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Moderate rain at times16%

Partly Cloudy15%

Cloudy10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy12%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy15%

Cloudy8%

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Average weather in august in Stellenbosch

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times16%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy11%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Moderate rain at times18%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain6%

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Average weather in august in Aliwal North

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times4%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times4%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times4%

Cloudy3%

More information about the weather in Aliwal North in august

Average weather in august in Atlantis

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Moderate rain at times16%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain5%

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Average weather in august in Butterworth

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times8%

Fog7%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times8%

Cloudy7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy7%

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Average weather in august in Cradock

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
74% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Cloudy6%

Moderate rain at times5%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate rain at times6%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Partly Cloudy16%

Moderate rain at times6%

Cloudy4%

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Average weather in august in East London

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times14%

Cloudy9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times13%

Cloudy8%

More information about the weather in East London in august

Average weather in august in Ermelo

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Fog5%

Cloudy3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
91% of time

Partly Cloudy7%

Moderate rain at times2%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
88% of time

Partly Cloudy9%

Moderate rain at times2%

Heavy rain1%

More information about the weather in Ermelo in august

Weather details in august

The best climatic conditions that favor an atmosphere throughout August and are ideal in South Africa are now found on the east coast. From Sodwana Bay to Durban, passing by the Park Kruger, the days are characterized by the beautiful sun. On the Atlantic side, the cold settles slowly - as much do the rains.

Johannesburg and Inland throughout August

Inland, the morning cold is still felt, however as rains are rare - one will have the chance to enjoy the sun that diffuses a pleasant heat in the middle of the day. In general, the climate is conducive to outdoor activities - however only the thunderstorms in Johannesburg and Kimberley need to be taken into account.

The East Coast throughout August

The rarity of the rain causes ideal climatic conditions. With gentle morning temperatures that improve over the hours, one will only be able to make the most of their stay, thanks to an August weather in South Africa that is simply perfect.

The West Coast throughout August

Although the sun is mostly present in the early hours, the mornings and evenings can be quite cool on the Atlantic coast. If one's itinerary passes through Cape Town or its surroundings, wear clothes that will keep help keep comfortably warm during the stay.

The Southern Coast throughout August

Climatic conditions are milder on the southern coast of the country. Temperatures vary between 14° C and 22° C, which is relatively comfortable when wearing a sweater or jacket. Overall, the weather in South Africa throughout August is pleasant.




Where to go in South Africa in august?

Where to go in South Africa in august: destination map

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warning in august the weather varied depending on the city and regions of the country.

In august the weather is perfect in South Africa, but partially because it concerns only the cities of Nelspruit, Parc Kruger, Durban, Sodwana Bay and Richards Bay. Around these cities, the conditions are right to live fully your travel: the sun is here, rainfall is scarce and the humidity is endurable. It is therefore the ideal month to go to these cities!

Apart from of Nelspruit, Parc Kruger, Durban, Sodwana Bay and Richards Bay, the weather is still favorable in Kimberley, Knysna, Stellenbosch, Hermanus, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Long Tom Pas, Cape Town and Pretoria. In these areas, temperatures are suitable and allow you enjoy the sun and sightseeing in good conditions.


Climate in South Africa in august

Climate in Cape Town in August

In the month of august, the mean temperature in Cape Town is 15°C (maximum temperature is 18°C and minimum temperature is 12°C). The climate is fairly fresh in this location in august, but it is livable when dressing hot. With 140mm over 11 days, rain may occur during your holidays. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good climate, august is a good time to go in that area in South Africa.

August
Average temperature 15°C
Highest temperature 18°C
Lowest temperature 12°C
Sea temperature 15.2°C
Rainfall 140mm
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(34%)
Humidity 80%
Cloud cover 29%
Length of day 10:50
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Climate in Durban in August

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 25°C and minimum temperature is 17°C (for an average temperature of 21°C). The climate comfortable in that area in august. With about 49mm over 7 days, rain may be scarce for your holidays.
With ideal weather conditions, august is an advisable month to go there in South Africa.

August
Average temperature 21°C
Highest temperature 25°C
Lowest temperature 17°C
Sea temperature 21.2°C
Rainfall 49mm
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(21%)
Humidity 68%
Cloud cover 25%
Length of day 11:03
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Climate in Johannesburg in August

In august, maximum temperature is 23°C and minimum temperature is 14°C (for an average temperature of 18°C). The climate quite enjoyable in that locality in august. There is no rain during the month of august. You will not get wet for your journey!
With good weather conditions, august is a recommended month to go there in South Africa.

August
Average temperature 18°C
Highest temperature 23°C
Lowest temperature 14°C
Rainfall 5mm
Number of days with rainfall 1 day(s)
(4%)
Humidity 49%
Cloud cover 6%
Length of day 11:11
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Climate in Parc Kruger in August

In august, maximum temperature is 28°C and minimum temperature is 19°C (for an average temperature of 23°C). The climate good in that area in august. It's raining really exceptionally during the month of august. You stay dry for your journey!
With ideal weather conditions, august is a recommended month to go in this locality.

August
Average temperature 23°C
Highest temperature 28°C
Lowest temperature 19°C
Rainfall 7mm
Number of days with rainfall 1 day(s)
(3%)
Humidity 61%
Cloud cover 16%
Length of day 11:17
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Climate in Pretoria in August

In the month of august, the mean temperature in Pretoria is 19°C (maximum temperature is 24°C and minimum temperature is 15°C). The climate comfortable there in august. There is no rain during this month. You will not get wet for your vacations!
With a good climate, the month of august is a good time to go in this locality.

August
Average temperature 19°C
Highest temperature 24°C
Lowest temperature 15°C
Rainfall 4mm
Number of days with rainfall 1 day(s)
(4%)
Humidity 48%
Cloud cover 5%
Length of day 11:13
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Weather data for South Africa in august:

Weather data for South Africa in august is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in South Africa. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in South Africa can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit South Africa.


All cities in South Africa in august

Cape Town in augustgood weather
Durban in augustperfect weather
Johannesburg in augustgood weather
Parc Kruger in augustperfect weather
Pretoria in augustperfect weather
Hermanus in augustgood weather
Kimberley in augustgood weather
Knysna in augustgood weather
Long Tom Pas in augustgood weather
Nelspruit in augustperfect weather
Port Elizabeth (South Africa) in augustgood weather
Richards Bay in augustgood weather
Sodwana Bay in augustgood weather
Stellenbosch in augustgood weather
Aliwal North in augustgood weather
Atlantis in augustgood weather
Butterworth in augustgood weather
Cradock in augustgood weather
East London in augustgood weather
Ermelo in augustgood weather

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