The best times to visit Middelburg for ideal weather are
March 5th to April 22nd
September 3rd to October 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Middelburg Travel Guide
Weather in Middelburg
Average temperatures in Middelburg vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of 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 Middelburg, the hottest months are February, December, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 86.1°F (30.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.8°F (15.4°C) at night.
Middelburg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Middelburg 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.
Middelburg Perceived Temperature (F)
Middelburg Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Middelburg 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 Middelburg 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 mid May. For example, on the week of May 14th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.
When can you find snow in Middelburg? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Middelburg.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Middelburg (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
Middelburg has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (31.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (64.9%).
Wind in Middelburg is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and September. October’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.5 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 to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Middelburg.
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||5.3||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.8||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.3||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.4||Light breeze||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.9||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.8||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||6.1||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||6.8||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.6||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.2||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Middelburg?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Nov 22, 2018 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
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Middelburg, 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 Middelburg 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
Overall Middelburg Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 71.7°F (22.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 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 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 second busiest season for tourism in Middelburg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 79°F (26.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 7 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 Middelburg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 79.8°F (26.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.