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

How is the weather in South Africa in january? Is it the best time to go to Nelspruit and Durban? Check out weather averages and our opinion here.

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Weather in South Africa in january 2019

Below, find the the weather forecast for the month of january for most popular cities in South Africa. These datas are statistics for january from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in january in Cape Town

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times6%

Cloudy5%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times9%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times5%

Cloudy3%

More information about the weather in Cape Town in january

Average weather in january in Durban

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times22%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times32%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 24°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain17%

Clear/Sunny16%

More information about the weather in Durban in january

Average weather in january in Johannesburg

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny30%

Heavy rain13%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder12%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 24°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Clear/Sunny33%

Heavy rain16%

Partly Cloudy9%

More information about the weather in Johannesburg in january

Average weather in january in Parc Kruger

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
27% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Clear/Sunny19%

Cloudy17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Clear/Sunny31%

Partly Cloudy27%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Moderate rain at times29%

Partly Cloudy25%

Heavy rain8%

More information about the weather in Parc Kruger in january

Average weather in january in Pretoria

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times20%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Heavy rain16%

Partly Cloudy10%

More information about the weather in Pretoria in january

Average weather in january in Hermanus

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy27%

Moderate rain at times13%

Cloudy13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times12%

Cloudy4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Partly Cloudy26%

Cloudy12%

Heavy rain6%

More information about the weather in Hermanus in january

Average weather in january in Kimberley

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
74% of time

Moderate rain at times13%

Partly Cloudy12%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
71% of time

Moderate rain at times13%

Partly Cloudy11%

Heavy rain5%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
72% of time

Moderate rain at times15%

Partly Cloudy8%

Heavy rain5%

More information about the weather in Kimberley in january

Average weather in january in Knysna

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times13%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
63% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times12%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times16%

Heavy rain6%

More information about the weather in Knysna in january

Average weather in january in Long Tom Pas

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times22%

Heavy rain17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
44% of time

Clear/Sunny27%

Heavy rain18%

Partly Cloudy8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain21%

Fog11%

Clear/Sunny11%

More information about the weather in Long Tom Pas in january

Average weather in january in Nelspruit

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy26%

Moderate rain at times21%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Clear/Sunny33%

Partly Cloudy16%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 23°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Fog21%

Heavy rain14%

Clear/Sunny13%

More information about the weather in Nelspruit in january

Average weather in january in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Moderate rain at times22%

Cloudy14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times15%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy29%

Moderate rain at times15%

Cloudy12%

More information about the weather in Port Elizabeth (South Africa) in january

Average weather in january in Richards Bay

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Partly Cloudy25%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Moderate rain at times29%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Partly Cloudy20%

Heavy rain12%

More information about the weather in Richards Bay in january

Average weather in january in Sodwana Bay

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Clear/Sunny20%

Cloudy11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Moderate rain at times27%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain9%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy24%

Cloudy13%

More information about the weather in Sodwana Bay in january

Average weather in january in Stellenbosch

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Moderate rain at times10%

Partly Cloudy8%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times7%

Heavy rain2%

More information about the weather in Stellenbosch in january

Average weather in january in Aliwal North

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
72% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times10%

Fog3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Moderate rain at times13%

Partly Cloudy10%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
69% of time

Moderate rain at times14%

Partly Cloudy11%

Heavy rain6%

More information about the weather in Aliwal North in january

Average weather in january in Atlantis

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times6%

Cloudy5%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times5%

Cloudy2%

More information about the weather in Atlantis in january

Average weather in january in Butterworth

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 17°C

FogFog
41% of time

Clear/Sunny20%

Heavy rain16%

Moderate rain at times14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
43% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Heavy rain23%

Clear/Sunny15%

Partly Cloudy12%

More information about the weather in Butterworth in january

Average weather in january in Cradock

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times7%

Cloudy5%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times8%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Partly Cloudy12%

Moderate rain at times11%

Cloudy3%

More information about the weather in Cradock in january

Average weather in january in East London

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
29% of time

Clear/Sunny29%

Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times15%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Partly Cloudy20%

Cloudy10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 25°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
30% of time

Clear/Sunny30%

Moderate rain at times18%

Heavy rain11%

More information about the weather in East London in january

Average weather in january in Ermelo

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 16°C

FogFog
41% of time

Clear/Sunny19%

Moderate rain at times17%

Partly Cloudy13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times29%

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 24°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Clear/Sunny30%

Heavy rain19%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder13%

More information about the weather in Ermelo in january



Where to go in South Africa in january?

Where to go in South Africa in january: destination map

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warning in january the weather is not the same depending on the city and regions of the country.

In january the weather is perfect in South Africa, but only part of the territory: in Knysna, Stellenbosch, Hermanus and Cape Town. In this part of the country, these perfect weather conditions will allow you to enjoy 100% your trip: the sun is guaranteed, precipitations are scarce and the humidity is endurable. It is therefore the ideal month to travel to these cities!

Apart from of Knysna, Stellenbosch, Hermanus and Cape Town, the weather is good in the cities of Kimberley, Durban, Sodwana Bay, Richards Bay and Port Elizabeth. Around here, temperatures are still pleasing and allow you to visit and enjoy the sun.

If you do not go to spend your time in a lounger by the pool, but, for example to go sightseeing around, the cities of Nelspruit, Parc Kruger, Johannesburg, Long Tom Pas and Pretoria have a quite correct weather for it in january.


Climate in South Africa in january

Climate in Cape Town in January

In january, the mean temperature in Cape Town is 25°C (maximum temperature is 28°C and minimum temperature is 22°C). The climate quite enjoyable around this city in this month. With about 15mm over 4 days, rain may be scarce for your journey.
With ideal weather conditions, january is a recommended time to go in Cape Town.

January
Average temperature 25°C
Highest temperature 28°C
Lowest temperature 22°C
Sea temperature 18.6°C
Rainfall 15mm
Number of days with rainfall 4 day(s)
(12%)
Humidity 72%
Cloud cover 15%
Length of day 14:09
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net perfect

more information about the climate in Cape Town in January

Climate in Durban in January

In january, the mean temperature in Durban is 26°C (maximum temperature is 29°C and minimum temperature is 23°C). The climate quite pleasant in that area in this month. With 129mm over 17 days, rainfall can happen throughout your trip. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With good weather conditions, january is an advisable month to go in that area.

January
Average temperature 26°C
Highest temperature 29°C
Lowest temperature 23°C
Sea temperature 25.9°C
Rainfall 129mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(55%)
Humidity 84%
Cloud cover 51%
Length of day 13:51
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more information about the climate in Durban in January

Climate in Johannesburg in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 29°C and minimum temperature is 21°C (for an average temperature of 25°C). The climate quite enjoyable in this city in the month of january. With 205mm over 23 days, you risk getting wet slightly throughout your holidays. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, the month of january is okay (but not the best time) for traveling there in South Africa.

January
Average temperature 25°C
Highest temperature 29°C
Lowest temperature 21°C
Rainfall 205mm
Number of days with rainfall 23 day(s)
(73%)
Humidity 75%
Cloud cover 27%
Length of day 13:36
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Johannesburg in January

Climate in Parc Kruger in January

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Parc Kruger is 28°C (maximum temperature is 32°C and minimum temperature is 24°C). The climate is very warm in this city in the month of january. With 175mm over 15 days, you will experience some showers during your stay. But this is reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With proper weather, january is okay (but not the best time) for traveling in this locality in South Africa.

January
Average temperature 28°C
Highest temperature 32°C
Lowest temperature 24°C
Rainfall 175mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(48%)
Humidity 79%
Cloud cover 46%
Length of day 13:27
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Parc Kruger in January

Climate in Pretoria in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 30°C and minimum temperature is 22°C (for an average temperature of 26°C). The climate quite pleasant in this location in the month of january. With 198mm over 21 days, you will experience some showers during your holidays. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct climate, the month of january is okay (but not good time) for traveling there in South Africa.

January
Average temperature 26°C
Highest temperature 30°C
Lowest temperature 22°C
Rainfall 198mm
Number of days with rainfall 21 day(s)
(69%)
Humidity 73%
Cloud cover 25%
Length of day 13:33
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Pretoria in January

Weather data for South Africa in january:

Weather data for South Africa in january 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 january

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

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