When is the best time to go to Plettenberg Bay?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Plettenberg Bay
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April and December
  • The rainiest months are June, July, August and October
  • The best months for swimming are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December

Annual weather in Plettenberg Bay

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

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

Weather and climate in Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Plettenberg Bay is 72°F (ranging from 67°F in july to 77°F in february). Annual rainfall is 28.1in, with a minimum of 1.5in in february and a maximum of 3.3in in july.
  • In the month of january the climate is perfect. The temperature rises to 77°F and it rains about 1.7in each month.
  • In the month of february the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 77°F°C and it rains about 7% of the time in february.
  • In the month of march the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 94°F and it rains in march about 1.8in.
  • From april to december the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 68°F and, in december, 2 days of rain are expected.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Plettenberg Bay

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Plettenberg Bay: 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.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Plettenberg Bay

Find out when Plettenberg Bay has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Plettenberg Bay

  • Very low season in Plettenberg Bay
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: May, June and August.
  • Low season in Plettenberg Bay
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, April, July, September and October.
  • High season in Plettenberg Bay
    The number of visitors to Plettenberg Bay is high in: January, February and November.
  • Peek season in Plettenberg Bay
    The largest number of tourists visiting Plettenberg Bay is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Plettenberg Bay month by month

Best time for low prices in Plettenberg Bay

Average prices of hotels in Plettenberg Bay month by month

Generally, July is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Plettenberg Bay. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, December is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Plettenberg Bay

On average, it costs $ 73 per day to hire a car in Plettenberg Bay. This price varies by $ 75 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 28 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in november is $ 102.

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