The best times to visit Kroonstad for ideal weather are

March 19th to May 6th

or

September 3rd to November 18th

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

 

 


Other Kroonstad Travel Info

Weather in Kroonstad

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kroonstad 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 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 Kroonstad, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid January where highs are regularly around 89°F (31.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.2°F (16.8°C) at night.

Kroonstad Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kroonstad 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.

Kroonstad Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kroonstad Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kroonstad 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 87.5 72.5 62.1
Feb 86.6 71.6 60.6
Mar 83.6 68.3 57.5
Apr 77.7 62 49.9
May 74.2 56.8 42.8
Jun 67.4 49.8 35.9
Jul 67.5 49.5 35
Aug 73.8 55.4 39.8
Sep 81.3 63.2 47.8
Oct 85.3 68 53.9
Nov 85.8 69 56
Dec 87.3 71.8 60.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 22.5 16.7
Feb 30.3 22 15.9
Mar 28.7 20.2 14.2
Apr 25.4 16.7 9.9
May 23.4 13.8 6
Jun 19.7 9.9 2.2
Jul 19.7 9.7 1.7
Aug 23.2 13 4.3
Sep 27.4 17.3 8.8
Oct 29.6 20 12.2
Nov 29.9 20.6 13.3
Dec 30.7 22.1 15.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kroonstad are July, August, and then May. 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 early to mid March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 12th.

When can you find snow in Kroonstad? 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 Kroonstad.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kroonstad (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 20% 0 2.7
Feb 14% 0 1.4
Mar 17% 0 2.3
Apr 10% 0 1.3
May 2% 0 0.3
Jun 4% 0 0.4
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 5% 0 0.6
Oct 8% 0 1
Nov 13% 0 1.6
Dec 18% 0 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 6.9
Feb 14 0 3.6
Mar 17 0 5.8
Apr 10 0 3.3
May 2 0 0.8
Jun 4 0 1
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 5 0 1.5
Oct 8 0 2.5
Nov 13 0 4.1
Dec 18 0 6.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Kroonstad has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (23% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (50.4%).

Wind in Kroonstad is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by October and December. November’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.4 MPH or 16.7 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 late October where average top sustained speeds reach 14.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7.1 Gentle breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 8.5 Significant breeze
Jun 6.1 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.9 Light breeze 9.4 Significant breeze
Aug 7 Gentle breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 8.1 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Oct 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 9 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Dec 8.6 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50.4%
Feb 48.4%
Mar 50.2%
Apr 47.2%
May 39.5%
Jun 42%
Jul 31.3%
Aug 24.8%
Sep 23%
Oct 30.2%
Nov 36.4%
Dec 43.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kroonstad?

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 Kroonstad, 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 Kroonstad 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. 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 Kroonstad Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.2°F (29.6°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 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 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 Kroonstad, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.2°F (30.7°C) and 79.4°F (26.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 Kroonstad to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89°F (31.7°C) and 85°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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