When is the best time to go to Sodwana Bay?

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

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

Annual weather in Sodwana Bay

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

January 77°F/81°F
February 77°F/81°F
March 77°F/81°F
April 74°F/79°F
May 72°F/77°F
June 68°F/74°F
July 67°F/72°F
August 68°F/74°F
September 70°F/76°F
October 70°F/76°F
November 72°F/77°F
December 76°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Sodwana Bay

Sodwana Bay enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Sodwana Bay is 77°F (ranging from 72°F in july to 81°F in february). Annual rainfall is 60.5in, with a minimum of 2.2in in june and a maximum of 8.7in in january.
  • Between the months of january and july the climate is good. The temperature rises to 72°F and it rains about 13% of the time in july.
  • In the month of august the climate is very good. the thermometer goes up to 74°F°C and, in august, 4 days of rain are expected.
  • Between september and december the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 76°F and it rains about 26% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Sodwana Bay

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Sodwana 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 Sodwana Bay

Find out when Sodwana 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 Sodwana Bay

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

Figure: Visitor index for Sodwana Bay month by month

Best time for low prices in Sodwana Bay

Average prices of hotels in Sodwana Bay month by month

Generally, May is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Sodwana 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.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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