The best times to visit Louis Trichardt for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 16th

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



Other Louis Trichardt Travel Info

Weather in Louis Trichardt


Average temperatures in Louis Trichardt vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 70th 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 Louis Trichardt, the hottest months are December, February, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid December where highs are regularly around 92.5°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.4°F (19.1°C) at night.

Louis Trichardt Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Louis Trichardt 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.

Louis Trichardt Perceived Temperature (F)


Louis Trichardt Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Louis Trichardt 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 87.3 74 66.8
Feb 89.7 74.9 66.1
Mar 89.7 73.7 64.8
Apr 84.9 68.6 59.5
May 85.1 67.3 56
Jun 79.3 61 49.8
Jul 77.7 60.9 50.7
Aug 82.5 64.5 52.5
Sep 86.5 69.2 58
Oct 87.2 71.7 60.9
Nov 89 74 63.7
Dec 90.1 75.4 66.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.7 23.3 19.3
Feb 32.1 23.8 18.9
Mar 32.1 23.2 18.2
Apr 29.4 20.3 15.3
May 29.5 19.6 13.3
Jun 26.3 16.1 9.9
Jul 25.4 16.1 10.4
Aug 28.1 18.1 11.4
Sep 30.3 20.7 14.4
Oct 30.7 22.1 16.1
Nov 31.7 23.3 17.6
Dec 32.3 24.1 19.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Louis Trichardt are June, 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 late February and early March. For example, on the week of February 26th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Louis Trichardt? 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 Louis Trichardt.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0 2.2
Feb 9% 0 0.9
Mar 2% 0 0.2
Apr 4% 0 1.1
May 2% 0 0.3
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 5% 0 0.3
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 4% 0 0.5
Nov 13% 0 1.9
Dec 9% 0 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 5.6
Feb 9 0 2.3
Mar 2 0 0.5
Apr 4 0 2.8
May 2 0 0.8
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 5 0 0.8
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 4 0 1.3
Nov 13 0 4.8
Dec 9 0 2.5


Humidity and Wind

Louis Trichardt has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (39.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (61.3%).

Wind in Louis Trichardt is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by September and August. June’s average wind speed of around 4 knots (4.6 MPH or 7.4 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 early June where average top sustained speeds reach 6.8 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.1 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Feb 3 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Mar 2.9 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Apr 2.7 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
May 3 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 5.9 Light breeze
Jul 3.4 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Aug 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Sep 3.6 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Nov 3.4 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.1%
Feb 60.1%
Mar 59.7%
Apr 61.3%
May 51.7%
Jun 43.2%
Jul 47.6%
Aug 39.6%
Sep 44.2%
Oct 49.6%
Nov 53.8%
Dec 54.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Louis Trichardt?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 30, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Louis Trichardt, 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 Louis Trichardt 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

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 Louis Trichardt Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.3°F (32.9°C) and 82°F (27.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 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 Louis Trichardt, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 92.5°F (33.6°C) and 83.7°F (28.7°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 Louis Trichardt to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.1°F (32.8°C) and 84.5°F (29.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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