The best times to visit Augrabies for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 3rd

or

July 30th to October 21st

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

 

 


Other Augrabies Travel Info

Weather in Augrabies

Temperature

Average temperatures in Augrabies vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 50th 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 Augrabies, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 108.5°F (42.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.9°F (22.7°C) at night.

Augrabies Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Augrabies 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.

Augrabies Perceived Temperature (F)

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Augrabies Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Augrabies 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 106.5 87.7 71.1
Feb 104.5 85.3 68.6
Mar 100.9 81.4 65.6
Apr 91.6 71.6 57
May 89.1 66.6 50.8
Jun 75.9 56 42.1
Jul 75.7 57.3 42.9
Aug 83.9 63.2 47.1
Sep 90.3 69.7 53
Oct 100 79 59.8
Nov 97.8 79 61.1
Dec 105.9 86.2 68.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 41.4 30.9 21.7
Feb 40.3 29.6 20.3
Mar 38.3 27.4 18.7
Apr 33.1 22 13.9
May 31.7 19.2 10.4
Jun 24.4 13.3 5.6
Jul 24.3 14.1 6.1
Aug 28.8 17.3 8.4
Sep 32.4 20.9 11.7
Oct 37.8 26.1 15.4
Nov 36.6 26.1 16.2
Dec 41.1 30.1 20.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Augrabies are July, August, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid March with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of March 19th.

When can you find snow in Augrabies? 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 Augrabies.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Augrabies (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 5% 0 0.4
Feb 4% 0 0.2
Mar 11% 0 2.3
Apr 3% 0 0.5
May 2% 0 0.5
Jun 2% 0 0.3
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0.1
Sep 3% 0 0.2
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 2% 0 0.2
Dec 5% 0 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 1
Feb 4 0 0.5
Mar 11 0 5.8
Apr 3 0 1.3
May 2 0 1.3
Jun 2 0 0.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0.3
Sep 3 0 0.5
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 2 0 0.5
Dec 5 0 1

 

Humidity and Wind

Augrabies has some months with regular humidity, with some very dry months. The least humid month is October (12.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (36.5%).

Wind in Augrabies is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and January. November’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.7 MPH or 12.4 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 October to early November where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.1 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.8 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.3 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.7 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 5 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 5 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.5 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Oct 6 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.7 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 16.2%
Feb 18%
Mar 23.5%
Apr 29.6%
May 27.2%
Jun 36.5%
Jul 28.2%
Aug 22.4%
Sep 16.8%
Oct 12.5%
Nov 13.5%
Dec 13.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Augrabies?

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 Augrabies, South Africa is January, followed by February and November. 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 Augrabies in June. 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 65.4 in June means 65.4% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Augrabies Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 105.1°F (40.6°C) and 82°F (27.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Augrabies, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 107.3°F (41.8°C) and 89.4°F (31.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat warm this time of year in Augrabies to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 108.5°F (42.5°C) and 102°F (38.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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