The best times to visit Hoedspruit for ideal weather are

May 14th to September 2nd

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

 

 


Other Hoedspruit Travel Info

Weather in Hoedspruit

Temperature

Average temperatures in Hoedspruit vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 59th 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 Hoedspruit, the hottest months are February, December, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 92.9°F (33.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.8°F (19.9°C) at night.

Hoedspruit Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Hoedspruit 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.

Hoedspruit Perceived Temperature (F)

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Hoedspruit Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Hoedspruit 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)
Jan89.675.967.9
Feb91.576.867.3
Mar91.275.465.1
Apr85.36958.3
May84.366.253.5
Jun80.562.849.5
Jul78.561.248.5
Aug82.764.951.2
Sep88.171.158.5
Oct88.57362.1
Nov8974.364
Dec90.77666.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan3224.419.9
Feb33.124.919.6
Mar32.924.118.4
Apr29.620.614.6
May29.11911.9
Jun26.917.19.7
Jul25.816.29.2
Aug28.218.310.7
Sep31.221.714.7
Oct31.422.816.7
Nov31.723.517.8
Dec32.624.419.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hoedspruit are July, September, and then August. 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Hoedspruit? 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 Hoedspruit.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan16%04.5
Feb10%00.9
Mar12%02.8
Apr9%02
May1%00.3
Jun2%00.1
Jul1%00.1
Aug1%00.1
Sep1%00.1
Oct12%01.6
Nov13%02.1
Dec18%02.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan16011.4
Feb1002.3
Mar1207.1
Apr905.1
May100.8
Jun200.3
Jul100.3
Aug100.3
Sep100.3
Oct1204.1
Nov1305.3
Dec1806.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Hoedspruit has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (39.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (64.6%).

Wind in Hoedspruit is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and November. September’s average wind speed of around 6.1 knots (7 MPH or 11.3 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 September where average top sustained speeds reach 11.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.6Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Feb5.6Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Mar4.7Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Apr4.5Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
May4Light breeze7.4Gentle breeze
Jun4.4Light breeze7.9Gentle breeze
Jul4.4Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Aug4.8Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
Sep6.1Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Oct6Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Nov5.8Light breeze10Gentle breeze
Dec5.4Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan64.6%
Feb58.8%
Mar56.8%
Apr58.3%
May49.3%
Jun43.2%
Jul45.3%
Aug39.2%
Sep40.5%
Oct48.9%
Nov52.6%
Dec58.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Hoedspruit?

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 Hoedspruit, South Africa is August, followed by April and May. 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 Hoedspruit 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

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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 37.7 in November means 37.7% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Hoedspruit Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 81.9°F (27.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Hoedspruit, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 92.9°F (33.8°C) and 86°F (30°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 4 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 Hoedspruit to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.2°F (33.4°C) and 88.9°F (31.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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