The best times to visit Citrusdal for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 1st

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

 

 


Other Citrusdal Travel Info

Weather in Citrusdal

Temperature

Average temperatures in Citrusdal 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 54th 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 Citrusdal, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid January where highs are regularly around 90°F (32.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.6°F (12°C) at night.

Citrusdal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Citrusdal 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.

Citrusdal Perceived Temperature (F)

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Citrusdal Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Citrusdal 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 86.4 68.6 52.8
Feb 84.4 65.1 50.8
Mar 82.7 64.1 50.3
Apr 76.4 57.5 43.3
May 69.5 52.4 40.2
Jun 61.1 45.9 36
Jul 59.2 44.5 34.4
Aug 66.1 50.1 39.1
Sep 70.6 53.1 40.6
Oct 79.5 61.2 45.2
Nov 79 61.8 46.2
Dec 84.3 67.5 52

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.2 20.3 11.6
Feb 29.1 18.4 10.4
Mar 28.2 17.8 10.2
Apr 24.7 14.2 6.3
May 20.8 11.3 4.6
Jun 16.2 7.7 2.2
Jul 15.1 6.9 1.3
Aug 18.9 10.1 3.9
Sep 21.4 11.7 4.8
Oct 26.4 16.2 7.3
Nov 26.1 16.6 7.9
Dec 29.1 19.7 11.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Citrusdal are February, October, and then December. 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 early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Citrusdal? 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 Citrusdal.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Citrusdal (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 6% 0 0.8
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 7% 0 1.4
Apr 4% 0 0.6
May 7% 0 0.9
Jun 22% 0 3.8
Jul 18% 0 2.7
Aug 9% 0 0.8
Sep 3% 0 0.5
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 3% 0 0.4
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 2
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 7 0 3.6
Apr 4 0 1.5
May 7 0 2.3
Jun 22 0 9.7
Jul 18 0 6.9
Aug 9 0 2
Sep 3 0 1.3
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 3 0 1
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Citrusdal has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is November (36.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (58.1%).

Wind in Citrusdal is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by January and December. November’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.2 MPH or 8.4 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 9.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.4 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 3 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
May 3 Barely noticeable 6.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Jul 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Sep 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.6 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.3 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 39.2%
Feb 42.8%
Mar 45.3%
Apr 45.2%
May 53%
Jun 58.1%
Jul 57.6%
Aug 50.8%
Sep 46.8%
Oct 38.1%
Nov 36.4%
Dec 38.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Citrusdal?

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 Citrusdal, 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 Citrusdal 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 Citrusdal Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 90°F (32.2°C) and 59.1°F (15.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 the most precipitation with 3 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Citrusdal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 67.3°F (19.6°C), which will feel comfortable 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 perfect this time of year in Citrusdal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90°F (32.2°C) and 78.6°F (25.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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