The best times to visit Ardmore for ideal weather are

January 29th to April 8th

or

September 24th to November 25th

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

 

 


Other Ardmore Travel Info

Weather in Ardmore

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ardmore vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th 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 Ardmore, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 79.4°F (26.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.8°F (13.8°C) at night.

Ardmore Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ardmore 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.

Ardmore Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ardmore Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ardmore 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 77.9 64.1 55.8
Feb 78.2 64.1 55.5
Mar 76.7 61.3 53.3
Apr 71.9 55.8 47
May 70.5 53.7 44
Jun 65.6 48.5 38.6
Jul 65.5 48.4 38.5
Aug 70.1 52.9 41.9
Sep 74.2 57.9 46.6
Oct 74.2 59.1 49.5
Nov 75.9 60.2 50.6
Dec 77.9 63 54.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.5 17.8 13.2
Feb 25.7 17.8 13.1
Mar 24.8 16.3 11.8
Apr 22.2 13.2 8.3
May 21.4 12.1 6.7
Jun 18.7 9.2 3.7
Jul 18.6 9.1 3.6
Aug 21.2 11.6 5.5
Sep 23.4 14.4 8.1
Oct 23.4 15.1 9.7
Nov 24.4 15.7 10.3
Dec 25.5 17.2 12.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ardmore are July, May, 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 late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Ardmore? 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 Ardmore.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ardmore (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 16% 0 2.1
Mar 18% 0 2.7
Apr 9% 0 0.9
May 2% 0 0.3
Jun 3% 0 0.3
Jul 2% 0 0.2
Aug 3% 0 0.5
Sep 8% 0 0.9
Oct 17% 0 1.6
Nov 15% 0 1.9
Dec 30% 0 3.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 0 10.7
Feb 16 0 5.3
Mar 18 0 6.9
Apr 9 0 2.3
May 2 0 0.8
Jun 3 0 0.8
Jul 2 0 0.5
Aug 3 0 1.3
Sep 8 0 2.3
Oct 17 0 4.1
Nov 15 0 4.8
Dec 30 0 9.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Ardmore has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (31% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (68.4%).

Wind in Ardmore is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by July and June. August’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 10.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Feb 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.7 Barely noticeable 7 Light breeze
Apr 3.9 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
May 4.5 Light breeze 8 Light breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.3 Light breeze 9 Light breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.1 Light breeze 9 Light breeze
Oct 4.5 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 7.8 Light breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.4%
Feb 67.6%
Mar 66.1%
Apr 57.7%
May 40.5%
Jun 34.7%
Jul 31%
Aug 33.3%
Sep 39.9%
Oct 56.2%
Nov 61.2%
Dec 65.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ardmore?

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 Ardmore, South Africa is July, followed by June and August. 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 Ardmore in November. 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 46.9 in November means 46.9% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Ardmore Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77.9°F (25.5°C) and 68.3°F (20.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ardmore, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 77.3°F (25.2°C) and 72.3°F (22.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Ardmore to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 79.4°F (26.3°C) and 76.5°F (24.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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