When is the best time to go to Hermanus?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Hermanus
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December
  • The coldest months are June, July and August
  • June is the rainiest month
  • The best months for swimming are January, February, March, April, November and December

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

January 68°F/77°F
February 68°F/77°F
March 67°F/76°F
April 63°F/74°F
May 59°F/70°F
June 56°F/67°F
July 56°F/65°F
August 56°F/65°F
September 58°F/65°F
October 61°F/68°F
November 63°F/72°F
December 67°F/76°F

Weather and climate in Hermanus

  • Between january and march the climate is perfect. the thermometer goes up to 76°F°C and it rains in march about 1.1in.
  • Between april and november the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 72°F°C and it rains about 18% of the time in november.
  • In the month of december the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 88°F and, in december, 5 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Hermanus

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

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Sea temperature


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