The best times to visit Ekurhuleni for ideal weather are
March 19th to May 20th
August 20th to October 28th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Ekurhuleni Travel Guide
Other Ekurhuleni Travel Info
Weather in Ekurhuleni
Average temperatures in Ekurhuleni vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 65th 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 Ekurhuleni, the hottest months are February, January, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid December where highs are regularly around 81.2°F (27.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.2°F (14.6°C) at night.
Ekurhuleni Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Ekurhuleni Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Ekurhuleni Perceived Temperature (F)
Ekurhuleni Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Ekurhuleni 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ekurhuleni are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.
When can you find snow in Ekurhuleni? 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 Ekurhuleni.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ekurhuleni (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Ekurhuleni has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (27.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (61.2%).
Wind in Ekurhuleni is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by October and September. November’s average wind speed of around 9.7 knots (11.2 MPH or 18 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 mid November where average top sustained speeds reach 16.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ekurhuleni.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||7.8||Gentle breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.4||Gentle breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.1||Gentle breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.2||Gentle breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|May||6.8||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Jun||7.8||Gentle breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7.3||Gentle breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Aug||8.5||Gentle breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.3||Gentle breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Oct||9.6||Gentle breeze||15.7||Significant breeze|
|Nov||9.7||Gentle breeze||15.9||Significant breeze|
|Dec||8.7||Gentle breeze||15||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Ekurhuleni?
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 Ekurhuleni, South Africa is July, followed by June 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 Ekurhuleni in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Ekurhuleni Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 66.7°F (19.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ekurhuleni, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 80.5°F (26.9°C) and 75.7°F (24.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Ekurhuleni to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.2°F (27.3°C) and 78.2°F (25.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.