The best times to visit Colesberg for ideal weather are

March 12th to April 29th

or

September 3rd to December 2nd

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

 

 


Other Colesberg Travel Info

Weather in Colesberg

Temperature

Average temperatures in Colesberg vary greatly. 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 56th 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 Colesberg, the hottest months are December, January, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early December where highs are regularly around 95°F (35°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.9°F (17.2°C) at night.

Colesberg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Colesberg 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.

Colesberg Perceived Temperature (F)

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Colesberg Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Colesberg 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)
Jan92.874.861.4
Feb89.772.259
Mar84.968.755.5
Apr7759.945.9
May74.756.741.3
Jun63.546.332.3
Jul64.347.133.6
Aug7254.740.5
Sep80.561.745.5
Oct87.668.952.9
Nov85.567.953.6
Dec92.67560.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan33.823.816.3
Feb32.122.315
Mar29.420.413.1
Apr2515.57.7
May23.713.75.2
Jun17.57.90.2
Jul17.98.40.9
Aug22.212.64.7
Sep26.916.57.5
Oct30.920.511.6
Nov29.719.912
Dec33.723.915.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Colesberg are August, May, and then July. 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 mid February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Colesberg? 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 Colesberg.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan16%02.1
Feb16%01.5
Mar21%02.4
Apr2%00.3
May2%00.1
Jun5%00.4
Jul2%00.2
Aug0%00.1
Sep2%00.1
Oct3%00.2
Nov5%01.6
Dec12%01.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1605.3
Feb1603.8
Mar2106.1
Apr200.8
May200.3
Jun501
Jul200.5
Aug000.3
Sep200.3
Oct300.5
Nov504.1
Dec1204.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Colesberg has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is October (21.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (42.5%).

Wind in Colesberg is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by October and December. November’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.6 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 late September where average top sustained speeds reach 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.8Gentle breeze13.2Significant breeze
Feb7.5Gentle breeze12.8Significant breeze
Mar6.9Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Apr5.7Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
May6.3Light breeze11.8Significant breeze
Jun6.6Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze
Jul6.9Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Aug7Gentle breeze11.8Significant breeze
Sep7.5Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Oct8.6Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze
Nov9Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Dec8.6Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan34.9%
Feb37.4%
Mar41.4%
Apr37.7%
May32.7%
Jun42.5%
Jul39.3%
Aug31.1%
Sep23.9%
Oct21.1%
Nov27%
Dec28.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Colesberg?

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 Colesberg, 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 Colesberg 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 Colesberg Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 72.5°F (22.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 6 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 least precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Colesberg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 78°F (25.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 Colesberg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95°F (35°C) and 86.1°F (30.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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