When is the best time to go to Johannesburg?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Johannesburg are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, September, October, November and December
  • Johannesburg has dry periods in May, June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are June and July
  • The rainiest months are January, November and December

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

January 77°F/83°F
48%
3.7in
February 76°F/83°F
41%
2.4in
March 74°F/79°F
34%
1.7in
April 68°F/74°F
19%
1.3in
May 65°F/72°F
5%
0.2in
June 58°F/65°F
2%
0.2in
July 58°F/65°F
1%
0in
August 63°F/72°F
2%
0.1in
September 72°F/79°F
6%
0.4in
October 76°F/81°F
24%
1.6in
November 76°F/81°F
36%
3.3in
December 77°F/81°F
48%
3.1in

Weather and climate in Johannesburg

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 83°F and, in february, 12 days of rain are expected.
  • From march to august the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 86°F and it rains about 2% of the time in august.
  • In the month of september the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 94°F and it rains about 6% of the time in september.
  • Between october and november the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 95°F and it rains in november about 3.3in.
  • In december the climate is not good, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 81°F in average and you can expect to have 3.1in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Johannesburg

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Johannesburg: 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

Humidity



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