The best times to visit Paarl for ideal weather are
March 26th to June 3rd
August 6th 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.
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Weather in Paarl
Average temperatures in Paarl vary greatly. 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 more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 Paarl, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late February and early March where highs are regularly around 94.8°F (34.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.8°F (19.3°C) at night.
Paarl Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Paarl 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.
Paarl Perceived Temperature (F)
Paarl Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Paarl 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 Paarl are February, October, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.
When can you find snow in Paarl? 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 Paarl.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Paarl (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
Paarl has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is November (39.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (64.9%).
Wind in Paarl is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is December, followed by November and February. December’s average wind speed of around 4.3 knots (5 MPH or 8 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 mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 9.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Paarl.
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||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.1||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.6||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.2||Barely noticeable||6.9||Light breeze|
|May||2.4||Barely noticeable||4.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||2.3||Barely noticeable||4.5||Light breeze|
|Jul||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Sep||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.9||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.3||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.3||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Paarl?
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 Paarl, South Africa is January, followed by February and November. 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 Paarl in June. 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 Paarl Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.3°F (34.1°C) and 64.7°F (18.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Paarl, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 92.2°F (33.4°C) and 71.1°F (21.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Paarl to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.8°F (34.9°C) and 87°F (30.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.
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