The best times to visit Hopefield for ideal weather are

March 19th to May 27th

or

September 24th to December 23rd

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

 

 


Other Hopefield Travel Info

Weather in Hopefield

Temperature

Average temperatures in Hopefield vary somewhat. 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 more temperate than most — in the 63rd 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 Hopefield, the hottest months are February, January, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 89.1°F (31.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.4°F (15.8°C) at night.

Hopefield Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Hopefield 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.

Hopefield Perceived Temperature (F)

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Hopefield Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Hopefield 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 86.1 70.6 59.4
Feb 86.3 70.7 59.8
Mar 85.5 68.8 57.6
Apr 80.8 64.1 53.4
May 72.9 58.5 49.8
Jun 67.2 54.6 46.2
Jul 67.7 53.5 43.6
Aug 68.1 54.3 44.8
Sep 70.6 56.7 46
Oct 77 62.1 50.9
Nov 79.5 64.9 53.6
Dec 83.9 69 57.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.1 21.4 15.2
Feb 30.2 21.5 15.4
Mar 29.7 20.4 14.2
Apr 27.1 17.8 11.9
May 22.7 14.7 9.9
Jun 19.6 12.6 7.9
Jul 19.8 11.9 6.4
Aug 20.1 12.4 7.1
Sep 21.4 13.7 7.8
Oct 25 16.7 10.5
Nov 26.4 18.3 12
Dec 28.8 20.6 14.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hopefield are December, January, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Hopefield? 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 Hopefield.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.2
Feb 3% 0 0.2
Mar 2% 0 0.3
Apr 5% 0 0.6
May 10% 0 1
Jun 20% 0 1.9
Jul 15% 0 1.4
Aug 12% 0 1.2
Sep 7% 0 0.7
Oct 3% 0 0.3
Nov 3% 0 0.4
Dec 1% 0 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.5
Feb 3 0 0.5
Mar 2 0 0.8
Apr 5 0 1.5
May 10 0 2.5
Jun 20 0 4.8
Jul 15 0 3.6
Aug 12 0 3
Sep 7 0 1.8
Oct 3 0 0.8
Nov 3 0 1
Dec 1 0 0.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Hopefield has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (51.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (69.7%).

Wind in Hopefield is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 9.5 knots (10.9 MPH or 17.5 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.5 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Feb 8.7 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
May 6.3 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Jun 6.1 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 5.6 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Aug 6.4 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Sep 6.5 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Nov 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Dec 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 52.1%
Feb 53%
Mar 53.8%
Apr 53.9%
May 67.8%
Jun 69.7%
Jul 66.6%
Aug 67.2%
Sep 62%
Oct 54.5%
Nov 51.6%
Dec 51.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Hopefield?

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 Hopefield, South Africa is January, followed by February and November. 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 Hopefield in June. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 65.4 in June means 65.4% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Hopefield Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 89.1°F (31.7°C) and 66.8°F (19.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 most precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Hopefield, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 69.9°F (21.1°C), which will feel comfortable 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 Hopefield to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88°F (31.1°C) and 83.4°F (28.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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