The best times to visit Klerksdorp for ideal weather are

February 19th to April 29th


September 3rd to November 25th

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



Other Klerksdorp Travel Info

Weather in Klerksdorp


Average temperatures in Klerksdorp vary greatly. 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 68th 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 Klerksdorp, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 89.4°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.5°F (16.4°C) at night.

Klerksdorp Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Klerksdorp 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.

Klerksdorp Perceived Temperature (F)


Klerksdorp Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Klerksdorp 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 87.1 73.5 62.8
Feb 85.8 72.3 61.3
Mar 81.7 67.9 57.7
Apr 78.6 62.7 49.4
May 76.5 58.4 42.8
Jun 68.7 50.6 36.2
Jul 68.7 50.8 36.1
Aug 75.8 58.2 41.9
Sep 82.9 66 50.8
Oct 85.6 69.9 56
Nov 85.1 70.6 57.7
Dec 87.4 73.4 62.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.6 23.1 17.1
Feb 29.9 22.4 16.3
Mar 27.6 19.9 14.3
Apr 25.9 17.1 9.7
May 24.7 14.7 6
Jun 20.4 10.3 2.3
Jul 20.4 10.4 2.3
Aug 24.3 14.6 5.5
Sep 28.3 18.9 10.4
Oct 29.8 21.1 13.3
Nov 29.5 21.4 14.3
Dec 30.8 23 16.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Klerksdorp 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 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 to late November with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Klerksdorp? 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 Klerksdorp.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 0 0.9
Feb 3% 0 0.4
Mar 8% 0 0.8
Apr 2% 0 0.2
May 0% 0 0
Jun 2% 0 0.1
Jul 1% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 2% 0 0.5
Oct 2% 0 0.2
Nov 10% 0 1.4
Dec 12% 0 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 2.3
Feb 3 0 1
Mar 8 0 2
Apr 2 0 0.5
May 0 0 0
Jun 2 0 0.3
Jul 1 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 2 0 1.3
Oct 2 0 0.5
Nov 10 0 3.6
Dec 12 0 5.1


Humidity and Wind

Klerksdorp has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (22.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (50.1%).

Wind in Klerksdorp is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and August. September’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 10 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 mid November where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.1 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
May 3.9 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.1 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.4 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.8 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.5 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 46.7%
Feb 46.6%
Mar 50.1%
Apr 42.4%
May 32.6%
Jun 37.4%
Jul 30.4%
Aug 22.5%
Sep 22.2%
Oct 29.9%
Nov 35.2%
Dec 42.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Klerksdorp?

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 Klerksdorp, South Africa is June, followed by March and July. 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 Klerksdorp 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

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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.5 in December means 36.5% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Klerksdorp Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.5°F (29.2°C) and 70.6°F (21.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Klerksdorp, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 81.4°F (27.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Klerksdorp to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 84.5°F (29.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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