Best time to go to Johannesburg Average weather of Johannesburg, South Africa

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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 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 June, July and August
  • The coldest months are June and July
  • The rainiest months are January and December

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

January 21°C/29°C
February 21°C/29°C
March 20°C/27°C
April 17°C/24°C
May 15°C/22°C
June 10°C/19°C
July 10°C/19°C
August 14°C/23°C
September 18°C/27°C
October 20°C/28°C
November 21°C/28°C
December 22°C/29°C

Weather and climate in Johannesburg

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 29°C and, in february, 18 days of rain are expected.
  • From march to august the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 33°C and it rains about 4% of the time in august.
  • In the month of september the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 35°C and it rains about 11% of the time in september.
  • Between october and november the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 37°C and it rains in november about 129mm.
  • In december the climate is not good, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 28°C in average and you can expect to have 170mm of rainfall/month during this period.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Johannesburg

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Johannesburg: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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