The best times to visit Mtunzini for ideal weather are

April 16th 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 Mtunzini Travel Info

Weather in Mtunzini

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mtunzini vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Mtunzini, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid January where highs are regularly around 91.4°F (33°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.9°F (21.1°C) at night.

Mtunzini Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mtunzini 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.

Mtunzini Perceived Temperature (F)

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Mtunzini Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mtunzini 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 90 76.9 69.1
Feb 90.3 77 68.4
Mar 89 75.5 67.7
Apr 84.4 70.5 62
May 82.5 67.2 57.1
Jun 79.3 62.1 50.9
Jul 78.9 62.3 50.9
Aug 82.5 66.1 55.4
Sep 84 68.8 59.9
Oct 84.1 70.3 62.8
Nov 85.9 72 64.3
Dec 88.2 75.4 67.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.2 24.9 20.6
Feb 32.4 25 20.2
Mar 31.7 24.2 19.8
Apr 29.1 21.4 16.7
May 28.1 19.6 13.9
Jun 26.3 16.7 10.5
Jul 26.1 16.8 10.5
Aug 28.1 18.9 13
Sep 28.9 20.4 15.5
Oct 28.9 21.3 17.1
Nov 29.9 22.2 17.9
Dec 31.2 24.1 19.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mtunzini are May, 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 late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

When can you find snow in Mtunzini? 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 Mtunzini.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mtunzini (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 23% 0 3.1
Feb 18% 0 3.3
Mar 16% 0 2.6
Apr 19% 0 3.4
May 7% 0 0.9
Jun 7% 0 1.5
Jul 9% 0 1
Aug 7% 0 0.9
Sep 18% 0 2.5
Oct 24% 0 3.2
Nov 28% 0 3.8
Dec 20% 0 3.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 0 7.9
Feb 18 0 8.4
Mar 16 0 6.6
Apr 19 0 8.6
May 7 0 2.3
Jun 7 0 3.8
Jul 9 0 2.5
Aug 7 0 2.3
Sep 18 0 6.4
Oct 24 0 8.1
Nov 28 0 9.7
Dec 20 0 7.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Mtunzini has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (61.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (73.2%).

Wind in Mtunzini is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and December. October’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 12.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 6.5 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.9 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.3 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 6 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.8 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Nov 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 72.5%
Feb 71.3%
Mar 73.2%
Apr 71.7%
May 69.4%
Jun 65.6%
Jul 63%
Aug 61.1%
Sep 65.2%
Oct 68.4%
Nov 70.3%
Dec 70.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mtunzini?

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 Mtunzini, 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 Mtunzini 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

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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 56.7 in February means 56.7% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Mtunzini Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.7°F (32.6°C) and 82.2°F (27.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 6 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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Mtunzini, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 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 Mtunzini to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.4°F (33°C) and 85.8°F (29.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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