When is the best time to go to Drakensberg?

When is the best time to go to Drakensberg? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Drakensberg are March, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, October, November and December
  • July is the driest month
  • July is the coldest month of the year
  • January is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Drakensberg

For full information about the climate and weather in Drakensberg a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 58°F/67°F
February 56°F/67°F
March 52°F/65°F
April 47°F/59°F
May 41°F/56°F
June 34°F/50°F
July 34°F/50°F
August 40°F/56°F
September 49°F/63°F
October 52°F/65°F
November 56°F/67°F
December 58°F/68°F

Weather and climate in Drakensberg

Drakensberg enjoys a subtropical highland climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Drakensberg is 61°F (ranging from 50°F in july to 68°F in december). Annual rainfall is 55.6in, with a minimum of 0.4in in july and a maximum of 12.5in in january.
  • From january to april the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 59°F and it rains about 3in each month.
  • From may to august the climate is very unfavorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 43°F.
  • In the month of september the climate is correct. The temperature rises to 63°F and it rains in september about 1.3in.
  • In october the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 65°F and it rains about 23% of the time in october.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 67°F in average and you can expect to have 9.3in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Drakensberg

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Drakensberg: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


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