When is the best time to go to Stellenbosch?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Stellenbosch
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December
  • The coldest months are June, July and August
  • June is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Stellenbosch

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

January 67°F/81°F
February 68°F/83°F
March 67°F/81°F
April 61°F/76°F
May 56°F/70°F
June 52°F/65°F
July 50°F/63°F
August 52°F/65°F
September 56°F/67°F
October 61°F/72°F
November 63°F/76°F
December 67°F/77°F

Weather and climate in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Stellenbosch is 74°F (ranging from 63°F in july to 83°F in february). Annual rainfall is 40.6in, with a minimum of 0.8in in february and a maximum of 8.9in in june.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is perfect. In average, on the morning it is 61°F and it rains about 11% of the time in april.
  • Between the months of may and november the climate is good. The temperature rises to 76°F.
  • In december the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 101°F and, in december, 2 days of rain are expected.

Stellenbosch : Stellenbosh et la route des Vins

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Stellenbosch

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


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Stellenbosch

Find out when Stellenbosch 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 Stellenbosch

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

Figure: Visitor index for Stellenbosch month by month

Best time for low prices in Stellenbosch

Average prices of hotels in Stellenbosch month by month

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

Find the best price for your hotel room

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