The best times to visit Hluhluwe for ideal weather are

April 30th to September 23rd

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



Other Hluhluwe Travel Info

Weather in Hluhluwe


Average temperatures in Hluhluwe vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th 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 Hluhluwe, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid January where highs are regularly around 87.7°F (30.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.8°F (21°C) at night.

Hluhluwe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hluhluwe Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Hluhluwe Perceived Temperature (F)


Hluhluwe Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hluhluwe 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 76.3 69.5
Feb 86.7 76.2 68.6
Mar 86.7 75.4 68.1
Apr 82.5 70 61.9
May 81 67.7 58.3
Jun 78.6 63.1 52.1
Jul 76.6 62.3 52.2
Aug 78.8 64.8 55
Sep 81.3 67.7 59.8
Oct 80.3 69.3 62.3
Nov 82.4 71.4 65.1
Dec 85.2 74.6 67.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.2 24.6 20.8
Feb 30.4 24.6 20.3
Mar 30.4 24.1 20.1
Apr 28.1 21.1 16.6
May 27.2 19.8 14.6
Jun 25.9 17.3 11.2
Jul 24.8 16.8 11.2
Aug 26 18.2 12.8
Sep 27.4 19.8 15.4
Oct 26.8 20.7 16.8
Nov 28 21.9 18.4
Dec 29.6 23.7 19.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hluhluwe are May, August, 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 late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

When can you find snow in Hluhluwe? 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 Hluhluwe.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 0 3.4
Feb 11% 0 1.7
Mar 17% 0 2.9
Apr 17% 0 2.5
May 5% 0 0.5
Jun 10% 0 1.4
Jul 8% 0 1
Aug 6% 0 0.6
Sep 13% 0 2
Oct 22% 0 2.5
Nov 14% 0 2.5
Dec 14% 0 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 8.6
Feb 11 0 4.3
Mar 17 0 7.4
Apr 17 0 6.4
May 5 0 1.3
Jun 10 0 3.6
Jul 8 0 2.5
Aug 6 0 1.5
Sep 13 0 5.1
Oct 22 0 6.4
Nov 14 0 6.4
Dec 14 0 6.4


Humidity and Wind

Hluhluwe has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (68.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (75.6%).

Wind in Hluhluwe is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by September and November. October’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.4 MPH or 11.9 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 early to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 10.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.2 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.1 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.9 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.9 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.3 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.1 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.6 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 75.5%
Feb 74.5%
Mar 75.6%
Apr 74.9%
May 73.1%
Jun 68.2%
Jul 69.3%
Aug 68.5%
Sep 71%
Oct 74.7%
Nov 75.2%
Dec 74.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hluhluwe?

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 Hluhluwe, South Africa is August, followed by June and March. 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 Hluhluwe in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 56.7 in February means 56.7% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Hluhluwe Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.7°F (30.9°C) and 80.1°F (26.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 5 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hluhluwe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83°F (28.3°C) and 79.6°F (26.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Hluhluwe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 82.3°F (27.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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