The best times to visit Bonnievale for ideal weather are

April 9th to May 27th

or

September 17th to December 9th

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

 

 


Other Bonnievale Travel Info

Weather in Bonnievale

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bonnievale vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 60th 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 Bonnievale, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 94.6°F (34.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.9°F (16.6°C) at night.

Bonnievale Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bonnievale 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.

Bonnievale Perceived Temperature (F)

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Bonnievale Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bonnievale 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan93.873.961.5
Feb91.172.561.1
Mar89.270.158.5
Apr82.263.352.1
May76.358.347.6
Jun69.653.343.3
Jul69.252.141.9
Aug72.154.343.5
Sep76.258.146.2
Oct80.663.351.8
Nov84.566.153.5
Dec89.370.859.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan34.323.316.4
Feb32.822.516.2
Mar31.821.214.7
Apr27.917.411.2
May24.614.68.7
Jun20.911.86.3
Jul20.711.25.5
Aug22.312.46.4
Sep24.614.57.9
Oct2717.411
Nov29.218.911.9
Dec31.821.615.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bonnievale are January, December, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Bonnievale? 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 Bonnievale.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan3%00.3
Feb8%01
Mar6%00.7
Apr9%01.1
May9%00.8
Jun15%02.6
Jul11%01.2
Aug10%01.2
Sep6%00.6
Oct8%01
Nov8%01.2
Dec3%00.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan300.8
Feb802.5
Mar601.8
Apr902.8
May902
Jun1506.6
Jul1103
Aug1003
Sep601.5
Oct802.5
Nov803
Dec300.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Bonnievale has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is November (45.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (59.3%).

Wind in Bonnievale is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by September and December. November’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.8 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 May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 9.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.4Light breeze7.7Gentle breeze
Feb4.3Light breeze7.6Gentle breeze
Mar3.7Barely noticeable6.8Gentle breeze
Apr3.4Barely noticeable6.2Light breeze
May3.7Barely noticeable6.7Gentle breeze
Jun3.9Barely noticeable6.8Light breeze
Jul3.6Barely noticeable6.4Gentle breeze
Aug4.1Light breeze7.1Gentle breeze
Sep4.7Light breeze8.5Gentle breeze
Oct4.4Light breeze7.7Gentle breeze
Nov4.8Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Dec4.6Light breeze7.9Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan45.7%
Feb48.3%
Mar51.1%
Apr52.4%
May54.5%
Jun58.3%
Jul59.3%
Aug56%
Sep50.1%
Oct51.2%
Nov45.3%
Dec47.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bonnievale?

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 Bonnievale, 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 Bonnievale 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 Bonnievale Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 93.6°F (34.2°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Bonnievale, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 2 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 perfect this time of year in Bonnievale to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.6°F (34.8°C) and 86.8°F (30.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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