The best times to visit Germiston for ideal weather are

March 19th to May 20th

or

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.

 

 


Other Germiston Travel Info

Weather in Germiston

Temperature

Average temperatures in Germiston 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 Germiston, 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.

Germiston Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Germiston 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.

Germiston Perceived Temperature (F)

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Germiston Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Germiston 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)
Jan79.367.858.9
Feb80.568.258.5
Mar77.965.756.3
Apr72.460.850.8
May69.758.147.4
Jun63.951.941
Jul63.551.240
Aug69.656.544
Sep77.163.550.5
Oct78.965.553.6
Nov78.766.355.5
Dec79.767.758.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan26.319.914.9
Feb26.920.114.7
Mar25.518.713.5
Apr22.41610.4
May20.914.58.6
Jun17.711.15
Jul17.510.74.4
Aug20.913.66.7
Sep25.117.510.3
Oct26.118.612
Nov25.919.113.1
Dec26.519.814.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Germiston 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 Germiston? 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 Germiston.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan31%04.6
Feb25%03.7
Mar26%03.5
Apr14%01.8
May5%00.7
Jun5%00.4
Jul1%00.2
Aug3%00.5
Sep5%01
Oct23%02.9
Nov25%03.1
Dec33%06.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan31011.7
Feb2509.4
Mar2608.9
Apr1404.6
May501.8
Jun501
Jul100.5
Aug301.3
Sep502.5
Oct2307.4
Nov2507.9
Dec33015.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Germiston 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 Germiston 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 Germiston.

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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
Average Daily Wind

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 breeze13.6Significant breeze
Feb7.4Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
Mar7.1Gentle breeze12.6Significant breeze
Apr7.2Gentle breeze12.4Significant breeze
May6.8Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Jun7.8Gentle breeze12.9Significant breeze
Jul7.3Gentle breeze12.4Significant breeze
Aug8.5Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
Sep9.3Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
Oct9.6Gentle breeze15.7Significant breeze
Nov9.7Gentle breeze15.9Significant breeze
Dec8.7Gentle breeze15Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan61.2%
Feb54.5%
Mar54.9%
Apr50%
May36.8%
Jun35.8%
Jul32.1%
Aug27.9%
Sep28.3%
Oct41.5%
Nov48.7%
Dec56.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Germiston?

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 Germiston, South Africa is August, followed by June and February. 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 Germiston in December. 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 61.9 in December means 61.9% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Germiston 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 Germiston, 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 Germiston 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.

 

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