When is the best time to go to Soweto?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Soweto
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, September, October, November and December
  • Soweto has dry periods in June, July and August
  • The coldest months are June and July
  • The rainiest months are January, February and December

Annual weather in Soweto

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

January 70°F/85°F
February 68°F/85°F
March 67°F/83°F
April 61°F/77°F
May 58°F/74°F
June 50°F/68°F
July 50°F/68°F
August 56°F/76°F
September 65°F/83°F
October 67°F/85°F
November 70°F/85°F
December 70°F/85°F

Weather and climate in Soweto

Soweto enjoys a subtropical highland climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Soweto is 79°F (ranging from 68°F in june to 85°F in january). Annual rainfall is 34.1in, with a minimum of 0.1in in july and a maximum of 7.2in in january.
  • Between january and february the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 103°F and you can expect to have 5.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In march the climate is favorable. It is for example 83°F as maximum temperature in march and you can expect to have 3.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between april and may the climate is perfect. The temperature rises to 74°F and it rains in may about 0.4in.
  • Between the months of june and august the climate is beautiful. It is for example 76°F as maximum temperature in august and it rains about 1% of the time in august.
  • In the month of september the climate is perfect. In average, on the morning it is 65°F and it rains about 2% of the time in september.
  • From october to november the climate is favorable. The temperature rises to 85°F and, in november, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is okay. By early evening, the temperature averages 74°F and it rains about 6.1in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Soweto

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


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