The best times to visit Mookgopong for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 3rd

or

August 6th 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.

 

 


Other Mookgopong Travel Info

Weather in Mookgopong

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mookgopong vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th 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 Mookgopong, the hottest months are February, January, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 92.3°F (33.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.7°F (18.7°C) at night.

Mookgopong Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mookgopong 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.

Mookgopong Perceived Temperature (F)

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Mookgopong Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mookgopong 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 89.6 74.6 65.1
Feb 91.3 75.2 64.5
Mar 88.7 72.5 61.8
Apr 83 66.3 55.1
May 81.3 62.1 48.2
Jun 75.8 56.4 42.3
Jul 74.7 56.1 42
Aug 81.2 62.3 47.1
Sep 87.9 69.7 55.5
Oct 89.5 72.4 60.6
Nov 89.5 73.4 62.7
Dec 89.2 73.8 64.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32 23.7 18.4
Feb 32.9 24 18.1
Mar 31.5 22.5 16.6
Apr 28.3 19.1 12.8
May 27.4 16.7 9
Jun 24.3 13.6 5.7
Jul 23.7 13.4 5.6
Aug 27.3 16.8 8.4
Sep 31.1 20.9 13.1
Oct 31.9 22.4 15.9
Nov 31.9 23 17.1
Dec 31.8 23.2 17.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mookgopong are July, June, 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 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 April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 2nd.

When can you find snow in Mookgopong? 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 Mookgopong.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mookgopong (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 16% 0 1.9
Feb 12% 0 1.7
Mar 14% 0 2.1
Apr 13% 0 1.9
May 2% 0 0.2
Jun 0% 0 0.1
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 2% 0 0.4
Oct 13% 0 1.7
Nov 18% 0 2.4
Dec 20% 0 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 4.8
Feb 12 0 4.3
Mar 14 0 5.3
Apr 13 0 4.8
May 2 0 0.5
Jun 0 0 0.3
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 2 0 1
Oct 13 0 4.3
Nov 18 0 6.1
Dec 20 0 8.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Mookgopong has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (28.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (54.8%).

Wind in Mookgopong is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and September. October’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5.1 MPH or 8.2 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 August where average top sustained speeds reach 8.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 3.2 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Mar 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Apr 2.6 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
May 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Jul 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Aug 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 6.2 Light breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 6.4 Light breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 6.4 Light breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.8%
Feb 47.7%
Mar 50%
Apr 51.4%
May 41.2%
Jun 38.1%
Jul 36.5%
Aug 28.5%
Sep 28.7%
Oct 36.9%
Nov 44.3%
Dec 52.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mookgopong?

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 Mookgopong, South Africa is September, followed by August and January. 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 Mookgopong in July. 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 66.2 in July means 66.2% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Mookgopong Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 79°F (26.1°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 about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Mookgopong, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 85.8°F (29.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Mookgopong to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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