The best times to visit Burgersdorp for ideal weather are

October 15th to March 18th

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

 

 


Other Burgersdorp Travel Info

Weather in Burgersdorp

Temperature

Average temperatures in Burgersdorp vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd 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 Burgersdorp, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 86.5°F (30.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.5°F (14.2°C) at night.

Burgersdorp Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Burgersdorp 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.

Burgersdorp Perceived Temperature (F)

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Burgersdorp Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Burgersdorp 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 84.8 67.5 55.4
Feb 82 65.4 53.2
Mar 77.8 61.8 50.9
Apr 71.1 53.6 40.5
May 68.5 51.7 36.7
Jun 59.4 42.1 29.1
Jul 58.8 42.5 29.5
Aug 66.4 49.4 35.4
Sep 73.7 55.5 39.4
Oct 79.8 60.3 44.8
Nov 77.2 60 46.2
Dec 84.6 66.3 52.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.3 19.7 13
Feb 27.8 18.6 11.8
Mar 25.4 16.6 10.5
Apr 21.7 12 4.7
May 20.3 10.9 2.6
Jun 15.2 5.6 -1.6
Jul 14.9 5.8 -1.4
Aug 19.1 9.7 1.9
Sep 23.2 13.1 4.1
Oct 26.6 15.7 7.1
Nov 25.1 15.6 7.9
Dec 29.2 19.1 11.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Burgersdorp are May, 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 mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Burgersdorp? 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 Burgersdorp.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Burgersdorp (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 8% 0 0.5
Feb 16% 0 2.8
Mar 21% 0 3.1
Apr 13% 0 1.3
May 0% 0 0
Jun 7% 0 0.8
Jul 8% 0 0.9
Aug 0% 0 0.2
Sep 3% 0 0.3
Oct 2% 0 0.2
Nov 7% 0 2.1
Dec 14% 0 1.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 1.3
Feb 16 0 7.1
Mar 21 0 7.9
Apr 13 0 3.3
May 0 0 0
Jun 7 0 2
Jul 8 0 2.3
Aug 0 0 0.5
Sep 3 0 0.8
Oct 2 0 0.5
Nov 7 0 5.3
Dec 14 0 4.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Burgersdorp has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (32.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (55.5%).

Wind in Burgersdorp is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by October and December. November’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.7 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 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.8 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
May 4.1 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.6 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.7 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.8 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.2%
Feb 50.7%
Mar 55.5%
Apr 48.8%
May 38.6%
Jun 44.1%
Jul 43.4%
Aug 35.8%
Sep 32.6%
Oct 35.4%
Nov 39.7%
Dec 42.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Burgersdorp?

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 Burgersdorp, South Africa is September, followed by January 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 Burgersdorp in March. 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 71.5 in March means 71.5% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Burgersdorp Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 80.6°F (27°C) and 67°F (19.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 7 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 brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 0 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Burgersdorp, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 71.4°F (21.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 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 Burgersdorp to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 78.8°F (26°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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