The best times to visit Lydenburg for ideal weather are

March 26th to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Lydenburg Travel Info

Weather in Lydenburg

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lydenburg vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 77th 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 Lydenburg, the hottest months are December, January, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid October where highs are regularly around 89.4°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.6°F (17.6°C) at night.

Lydenburg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lydenburg 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.

Lydenburg Perceived Temperature (F)

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Lydenburg Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lydenburg 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 82.2 70.9 64.5
Feb 82.2 70.8 64.1
Mar 81.9 70.7 63.9
Apr 76.7 66.1 59.7
May 76.8 65.7 58.3
Jun 72.8 61.3 53.9
Jul 72.3 60.2 52.6
Aug 77.8 64.8 55.7
Sep 79.5 67 57.8
Oct 82.7 69 59.4
Nov 83.8 70.6 61.2
Dec 84.2 72.2 64.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 27.9 21.6 18.1
Feb 27.9 21.6 17.8
Mar 27.7 21.5 17.7
Apr 24.8 18.9 15.4
May 24.9 18.7 14.6
Jun 22.7 16.3 12.2
Jul 22.4 15.7 11.4
Aug 25.4 18.2 13.2
Sep 26.4 19.4 14.3
Oct 28.2 20.6 15.2
Nov 28.8 21.4 16.2
Dec 29 22.3 18.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lydenburg are June, 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 late March. For example, on the week of March 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Lydenburg? 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 Lydenburg.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lydenburg (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 34% 0 11.3
Feb 36% 0 11.9
Mar 25% 0 8
Apr 13% 0 1.5
May 3% 0 0.4
Jun 0% 0 0.1
Jul 3% 0 0.4
Aug 0% 0 0.1
Sep 17% 0 4
Oct 8% 0 0.8
Nov 18% 0 4
Dec 23% 0 9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 34 0 28.7
Feb 36 0 30.2
Mar 25 0 20.3
Apr 13 0 3.8
May 3 0 1
Jun 0 0 0.3
Jul 3 0 1
Aug 0 0 0.3
Sep 17 0 10.2
Oct 8 0 2
Nov 18 0 10.2
Dec 23 0 22.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Lydenburg has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (40% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (69%).

Wind in Lydenburg is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by January and December. November’s average wind speed of around 3 knots (3.4 MPH or 5.5 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late July where average top sustained speeds reach 7.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 2.9 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Feb 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Mar 2 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Apr 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
May 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Jun 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Aug 2.7 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Sep 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Oct 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Nov 3 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Dec 2.9 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.7%
Feb 69%
Mar 65.8%
Apr 64%
May 49.5%
Jun 41.8%
Jul 43.4%
Aug 40%
Sep 48%
Oct 49.7%
Nov 52.6%
Dec 64.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lydenburg?

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 Lydenburg, 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 Lydenburg 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

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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 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 Lydenburg Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 8 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 Lydenburg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 73°F (22.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 6 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 Lydenburg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 80°F (26.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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