The best times to visit Amanzimtoti for ideal weather are

April 16th to September 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Amanzimtoti Travel Info

Weather in Amanzimtoti

Temperature

Average temperatures in Amanzimtoti vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Amanzimtoti, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 86.2°F (30.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.1°F (21.7°C) at night.

Amanzimtoti Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Amanzimtoti Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Amanzimtoti Perceived Temperature (F)

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Amanzimtoti Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Amanzimtoti Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 85 76.2 70.3
Feb 86 77.1 70.6
Mar 84.2 75.2 68.5
Apr 81.1 70.6 62.3
May 79.8 67.9 58
Jun 77.3 63.5 51.9
Jul 75.2 62.4 51.3
Aug 76.5 65 55.1
Sep 77.4 67 59.4
Oct 77.1 68.4 62.3
Nov 79.2 70.3 64.5
Dec 82.3 73.7 68.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.4 24.6 21.3
Feb 30 25.1 21.4
Mar 29 24 20.3
Apr 27.3 21.4 16.8
May 26.6 19.9 14.4
Jun 25.2 17.5 11.1
Jul 24 16.9 10.7
Aug 24.7 18.3 12.8
Sep 25.2 19.4 15.2
Oct 25.1 20.2 16.8
Nov 26.2 21.3 18.1
Dec 27.9 23.2 20.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Amanzimtoti are May, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Amanzimtoti? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Amanzimtoti.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Amanzimtoti (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 25% 0 4.2
Feb 20% 0 3
Mar 17% 0 4
Apr 17% 0 2.5
May 5% 0 0.8
Jun 6% 0 1.9
Jul 8% 0 1.7
Aug 6% 0 0.8
Sep 15% 0 2.8
Oct 27% 0 3.5
Nov 26% 0 4.7
Dec 25% 0 3.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 0 10.7
Feb 20 0 7.6
Mar 17 0 10.2
Apr 17 0 6.4
May 5 0 2
Jun 6 0 4.8
Jul 8 0 4.3
Aug 6 0 2
Sep 15 0 7.1
Oct 27 0 8.9
Nov 26 0 11.9
Dec 25 0 9.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Amanzimtoti has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (56.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71.1%).

Wind in Amanzimtoti is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and January. October’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late October where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Amanzimtoti.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Mar 7 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Jun 5.3 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.7 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Aug 7 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Sep 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Oct 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Nov 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Dec 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70.9%
Feb 69.6%
Mar 70.1%
Apr 66.4%
May 64.7%
Jun 56.8%
Jul 58.7%
Aug 59.8%
Sep 66.2%
Oct 70%
Nov 70.7%
Dec 71.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Amanzimtoti?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for South Africa; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Amanzimtoti, South Africa is August, followed by June and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Amanzimtoti in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.7 in February means 56.7% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Amanzimtoti Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 78.7°F (25.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Amanzimtoti, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 76.3°F (24.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Amanzimtoti to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.2°F (30.1°C) and 79.6°F (26.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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