Weather in South Africa in december 2020


Where to go in South Africa in december?

Where to go in South Africa in december: destination map

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Where should you go in South Africa in december when it comes to the weather?

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The climate in South Africa in december ranges from perfect to tolerable depending on the region and city.

It is in December that the influence of the geographical configuration on the climate is very accentuated since the weather throughout December in South Africa varies considerably from one place to another. Thus, the weather conditions on the west coast are excellent while on the eastern seaboard - they are characterized by the abundance of rain. Caution is recommended for all those who have to travel along the Long Tom Pas - due to the risk of stormy showers.

December in Johannesburg and Inland

Heat dominates the climate throughout December in South Africa, especially inland. Depending on the localities, the weather can be pleasant or just acceptable, depending on the intensity and frequency of showers. The Kruger Park and the town of Kimberley are welcoming, while in Johannesburg and its surroundings - the afternoons are rainy and can be stormy.

December on the East Coast

The climatic conditions of the South African coastline are reflected in the combination of heat and abundance of rain. Temperatures vary between 23° C and 29° C and create seemingly comfortable but potentially inconvenient values with a humid atmosphere. However, by targeting the rainy days, one can spend a pleasant stay.

December on the West Coast

If choosing to stay on the west coast, one will benefit from a weather in South Africa throughout December that is simply perfect. The temperatures are high enough to promote a comfortable feeling throughout the day, while with the relatively low rains and the sunny days compete magnificently one after the other.

December on the Southern Coast

The month of December is also a good time to travel to the south of the country. Most localities enjoy a pleasant warmth, both day and night. Since the rains boil down to a few rainy episodes, one can spend their days enjoying the sun and relaxing comfortably at night.



Climate in South Africa in december

Climate in Cape Town in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Cape Town is 74°F (maximum temperature is 77°F and minimum temperature is 68°F). The climate quite enjoyable here in december. With 0.8in over 3 days, the rain will not be a problem during your holidays.
With ideal weather conditions, december is a recommended month to go in that area in South Africa.

December
Average temperature 74°F
Highest temperature 77°F
Lowest temperature 68°F
Sea temperature 65°F
Rainfall 0.8in
Number of days with rainfall 3 day(s)
(9%)
Humidity 73%
Daily sunshine hours 14
Cloud cover 18%
Length of day 14:24
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net perfect
more information about the climate in Cape Town in december

Climate in Durban in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Durban is 76°F (maximum temperature is 81°F and minimum temperature is 70°F). The climate nice around this city in this month. With 5.2in over 18 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your journey. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, december is okay (but not good time) for traveling in Durban in South Africa.

December
Average temperature 76°F
Highest temperature 81°F
Lowest temperature 70°F
Sea temperature 77°F
Rainfall 5.2in
Number of days with rainfall 18 day(s)
(59%)
Humidity 88%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 57%
Length of day 14:04
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Durban in december

Climate in Johannesburg in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Johannesburg is 79°F (maximum temperature is 83°F and minimum temperature is 76°F). The climate quite nice here in december. With 5.1in over 20 days, you will experience some showers throughout your trip. But this is pretty moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, the month of december is okay (but not the best time) for traveling in Johannesburg.

December
Average temperature 79°F
Highest temperature 83°F
Lowest temperature 76°F
Rainfall 5.1in
Number of days with rainfall 20 day(s)
(65%)
Humidity 60%
Daily sunshine hours 14
Cloud cover 23%
Length of day 13:46
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Johannesburg in december

Climate in Parc Kruger in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Parc Kruger is 85°F (maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 79°F). The climate is very warm there in this month. With 5in over 15 days, you will experience some showers during your stay. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good weather, the month of december is an advisable month to go there.

December
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 79°F
Rainfall 5in
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(49%)
Humidity 69%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 13:36
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Parc Kruger in december

Climate in Pretoria in december

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Pretoria is 81°F (maximum temperature is 85°F and minimum temperature is 77°F). The climate quite good in this city in the month of december. With 5in over 20 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your journey. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, the month of december is okay (but not good time) for traveling in that area in South Africa.

December
Average temperature 81°F
Highest temperature 85°F
Lowest temperature 77°F
Rainfall 5in
Number of days with rainfall 20 day(s)
(63%)
Humidity 59%
Daily sunshine hours 14
Cloud cover 22%
Length of day 13:44
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Pretoria in december

All cities in South Africa in december

Cape Town in decemberperfect weather
Durban in decembertolerable weather
Johannesburg in decembertolerable weather
Parc Kruger in decembergood weather
Pretoria in decembergood weather
Hermanus in decemberperfect weather
Kimberley in decemberperfect weather
Knysna in decemberperfect weather
Long Tom Pas in decembertolerable weather
Nelspruit in decembergood weather
Port Elizabeth (South Africa) in decembergood weather
Richards Bay in decembergood weather
Sodwana Bay in decembergood weather
Stellenbosch in decemberperfect weather
Aliwal North in decembergood weather
Atlantis in decemberperfect weather
Butterworth in decembertolerable weather
Cradock in decemberperfect weather
East London in decembergood weather
Ermelo in decembergood weather
Harrismith in decembergood weather
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Weather data for South Africa in december:

Weather data for South Africa in december 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 to go to South Africa.


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