South Africa in january: average Weather, Temperature 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.

Weather in South Africa in january 2020

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

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

6%

Cloudy

5%

Weather at 1pm
28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Heavy rain

2%

Weather at 7pm
23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy

13%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Cloudy

3%

More information about the weather in Cape Town in january

Average weather in january in Durban

good weather

Weather at 7am
24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Partly Cloudy

28%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 1pm
29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times

32%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 7pm
24°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

17%

Clear/Sunny

16%

More information about the weather in Durban in january

Average weather in january in Johannesburg

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 1pm
29°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Heavy rain

13%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

12%

Weather at 7pm
24°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Clear/Sunny

33%

Heavy rain

16%

Partly Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Johannesburg in january

Average weather in january in Parc Kruger

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
27% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

17%

Weather at 1pm
31°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Clear/Sunny

31%

Partly Cloudy

27%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 7pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Heavy rain

8%

More information about the weather in Parc Kruger in january

Average weather in january in Pretoria

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 1pm
30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
38% of time

Clear/Sunny

35%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 7pm
25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Clear/Sunny

35%

Heavy rain

16%

Partly Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Pretoria in january

Average weather in january in Hermanus

good weather

Weather at 7am
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 1pm
26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

4%

Weather at 7pm
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Cloudy

12%

Heavy rain

6%

More information about the weather in Hermanus in january

Average weather in january in Kimberley

good weather

Weather at 7am
25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
74% of time

Moderate rain at times

13%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Heavy rain

3%

Weather at 1pm
33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
71% of time

Moderate rain at times

13%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 7pm
29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
72% of time

Moderate rain at times

15%

Partly Cloudy

8%

Heavy rain

5%

More information about the weather in Kimberley in january

Average weather in january in Knysna

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 1pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
63% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 7pm
23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Heavy rain

6%

More information about the weather in Knysna in january

Average weather in january in Long Tom Pas

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Heavy rain

17%

Weather at 1pm
25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
44% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Heavy rain

18%

Partly Cloudy

8%

Weather at 7pm
20°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain

21%

Fog

11%

Clear/Sunny

11%

More information about the weather in Long Tom Pas in january

Average weather in january in Nelspruit

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
39% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

21%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 1pm
29°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Clear/Sunny

33%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 7pm
23°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
39% of time

Fog

21%

Heavy rain

14%

Clear/Sunny

13%

More information about the weather in Nelspruit in january

Average weather in january in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

good weather

Weather at 7am
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

22%

Cloudy

14%

Weather at 1pm
28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 7pm
23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

29%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Cloudy

12%

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

Average weather in january in Richards Bay

good weather

Weather at 7am
25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Clear/Sunny

28%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 1pm
30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 7pm
26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny

28%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Heavy rain

12%

More information about the weather in Richards Bay in january

Average weather in january in Sodwana Bay

good weather

Weather at 7am
25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 1pm
29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Moderate rain at times

27%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 7pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
28% of time

Moderate rain at times

26%

Partly Cloudy

24%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Sodwana Bay in january

Average weather in january in Stellenbosch

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 1pm
30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Moderate rain at times

10%

Partly Cloudy

8%

Heavy rain

1%

Weather at 7pm
24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy

11%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Heavy rain

2%

More information about the weather in Stellenbosch in january

Average weather in january in Aliwal North

good weather

Weather at 7am
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
72% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Fog

3%

Weather at 1pm
29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Moderate rain at times

13%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 7pm
28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
69% of time

Moderate rain at times

14%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Heavy rain

6%

More information about the weather in Aliwal North in january

Average weather in january in Atlantis

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

6%

Cloudy

5%

Weather at 1pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy

13%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Heavy rain

3%

Weather at 7pm
25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Cloudy

2%

More information about the weather in Atlantis in january

Average weather in january in Butterworth

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
17°C

FogFog
41% of time

Clear/Sunny

20%

Heavy rain

16%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Weather at 1pm
25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
43% of time

Moderate rain at times

20%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

14%

Weather at 7pm
21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Heavy rain

23%

Clear/Sunny

15%

Partly Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Butterworth in january

Average weather in january in Cradock

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Cloudy

5%

Weather at 1pm
29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy

13%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Heavy rain

2%

Weather at 7pm
28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Cloudy

3%

More information about the weather in Cradock in january

Average weather in january in East London

good weather

Weather at 7am
21°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
29% of time

Clear/Sunny

29%

Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Weather at 1pm
28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 7pm
25°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
30% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Heavy rain

11%

More information about the weather in East London in january

Average weather in january in Ermelo

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
16°C

FogFog
41% of time

Clear/Sunny

19%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Weather at 1pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times

29%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

6%

Weather at 7pm
24°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
32% of time

Clear/Sunny

30%

Heavy rain

19%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

13%

More information about the weather in Ermelo in january

Average weather in january in Harrismith

good weather

Weather at 7am
18°C

FogFog
34% of time

Clear/Sunny

24%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Heavy rain

12%

Weather at 1pm
30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 7pm
26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times

28%

Heavy rain

13%

Partly Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Harrismith in january

Average weather in january in Jeffrey's Bay

good weather

Weather at 7am
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
33% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 1pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Moderate rain at times

21%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

5%

Weather at 7pm
25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Jeffrey's Bay in january


Organised tours and trips in South Africa in january


Where to go in South Africa in january?

Where to go in South Africa in january: destination map

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

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

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
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
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

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
Harrismith in januarygood weather
See full list of cities (48)

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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.


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