The best times to visit Mkhuhlu for ideal weather are

April 2nd to October 28th

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



Other Mkhuhlu Travel Info

Weather in Mkhuhlu


Average temperatures in Mkhuhlu vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Mkhuhlu, the hottest months are December, February, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid November where highs are regularly around 98.7°F (37.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.1°F (19.5°C) at night.

Mkhuhlu Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Mkhuhlu 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.

Mkhuhlu Perceived Temperature (F)


Mkhuhlu Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Mkhuhlu 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 93.9 77.9 68.6
Feb 94.6 78 67.3
Mar 95.1 77 65.5
Apr 88.3 70.2 58.3
May 87.5 65.3 49.8
Jun 82.4 59.6 42.1
Jul 82.8 60.8 44
Aug 86.7 64.5 46.5
Sep 92.1 71.6 55.2
Oct 93 74.9 61.4
Nov 94 77.1 65.2
Dec 95.2 78.3 67.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 34.4 25.5 20.3
Feb 34.8 25.6 19.6
Mar 35.1 25 18.6
Apr 31.3 21.2 14.6
May 30.8 18.5 9.9
Jun 28 15.3 5.6
Jul 28.2 16 6.7
Aug 30.4 18.1 8.1
Sep 33.4 22 12.9
Oct 33.9 23.8 16.3
Nov 34.4 25.1 18.4
Dec 35.1 25.7 19.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mkhuhlu are June, 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 February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Mkhuhlu? 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 Mkhuhlu.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 25% 0 4.7
Feb 13% 0 1.2
Mar 8% 0 2.6
Apr 12% 0 2
May 2% 0 0.2
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 3% 0 0.2
Aug 1% 0 0.2
Sep 2% 0 0.4
Oct 7% 0 1.2
Nov 15% 0 1.7
Dec 22% 0 3.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 0 11.9
Feb 13 0 3
Mar 8 0 6.6
Apr 12 0 5.1
May 2 0 0.5
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 3 0 0.5
Aug 1 0 0.5
Sep 2 0 1
Oct 7 0 3
Nov 15 0 4.3
Dec 22 0 8.4


Humidity and Wind

Mkhuhlu has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is September (42.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (64.8%).

Wind in Mkhuhlu is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and September. October’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.3 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 early to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 9.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Feb 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Apr 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
May 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Jul 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Aug 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Sep 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Oct 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Dec 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.8%
Feb 59.3%
Mar 57.1%
Apr 60.7%
May 55.4%
Jun 48.2%
Jul 49.8%
Aug 43.8%
Sep 42.6%
Oct 49.2%
Nov 52.3%
Dec 58.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Mkhuhlu?

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 Mkhuhlu, South Africa is August, followed by June and March. 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 Mkhuhlu in February. 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 56.7 in February means 56.7% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Mkhuhlu Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 96.1°F (35.6°C) and 85.7°F (29.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 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 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 busiest season for tourism in Mkhuhlu, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 98.7°F (37.1°C) and 89.8°F (32.1°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Mkhuhlu to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 97.4°F (36.3°C) and 92.2°F (33.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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