The best times to visit Kroonstad for ideal weather are
March 19th to May 6th
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.
Kroonstad Travel Guide
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Weather in Kroonstad
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)
Kroonstad Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
Kroonstad Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kroonstad (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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
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.