The best times to visit Centurion for ideal weather are

March 12th to June 3rd

or

September 10th to January 14th

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

 

 


Other Centurion Travel Info

Weather in Centurion

Temperature

Average temperatures in Centurion vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 75th 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 Centurion, 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 85.5°F (29.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.9°F (16.6°C) at night.

Centurion Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Centurion 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.

Centurion Perceived Temperature (F)

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Centurion Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Centurion 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 82.7 70.1 61.4
Feb 82.4 70.1 60.8
Mar 77.6 66.2 58.8
Apr 73.9 61.9 52.9
May 74.1 61.7 51.8
Jun 66.4 53.3 43.7
Jul 65 52.2 42.7
Aug 68.8 55.7 46
Sep 79.3 65.5 53.2
Oct 80.4 65.8 53.5
Nov 77.3 64.4 56.4
Dec 78.8 68 59.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.2 21.2 16.3
Feb 28 21.2 16
Mar 25.3 19 14.9
Apr 23.3 16.6 11.6
May 23.4 16.5 11
Jun 19.1 11.8 6.5
Jul 18.3 11.2 5.9
Aug 20.4 13.2 7.8
Sep 26.3 18.6 11.8
Oct 26.9 18.8 11.9
Nov 25.2 18 13.6
Dec 26 20 15.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Centurion 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 early to mid April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.

When can you find snow in Centurion? 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 Centurion.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Centurion (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 16% 0 2.2
Feb 27% 0 3
Mar 31% 0 4
Apr 5% 0 0.5
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0.1
Jul 3% 0 0.2
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0.1
Oct 3% 0 0.2
Nov 21% 0 1.7
Dec 21% 0 2.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 5.6
Feb 27 0 7.6
Mar 31 0 10.2
Apr 5 0 1.3
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0.3
Jul 3 0 0.5
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0.3
Oct 3 0 0.5
Nov 21 0 4.3
Dec 21 0 6.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Centurion has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (20.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (59.6%).

Wind in Centurion is usually moderate. The windiest month is October, followed by November and August. October’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.2 MPH or 16.4 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 early to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 14.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

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 7 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze
Feb 7 Gentle breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Apr 5.8 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
May 5.6 Light breeze 8.8 Significant breeze
Jun 6.3 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.9 Light breeze 9.2 Significant breeze
Aug 8 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.7 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Oct 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Nov 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Dec 7.2 Gentle breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50.6%
Feb 50.3%
Mar 59.6%
Apr 45.2%
May 29.2%
Jun 28.8%
Jul 24.5%
Aug 22.4%
Sep 20.7%
Oct 31.9%
Nov 53.6%
Dec 56.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Centurion?

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 Centurion, South Africa is October, followed by June and September. 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 Centurion in August. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43.5 in August means 43.5% of the tourists vs. October.

 

 

Overall Centurion Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.4°F (26.9°C) and 72.2°F (22.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow 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 least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Centurion, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 75°F (23.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Centurion to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.1°F (28.9°C) and 76.1°F (24.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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