The best times to visit Pofadder for ideal weather are

March 26th to May 27th

or

October 1st to November 25th

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

 

 


Other Pofadder Travel Info

Weather in Pofadder

Temperature

Average temperatures in Pofadder vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout 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 Pofadder, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 98.1°F (36.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.3°F (19.6°C) at night.

Pofadder Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Pofadder 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.

Pofadder Perceived Temperature (F)

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Pofadder Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Pofadder 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 96.2 79.5 65.2
Feb 94.3 78.1 64.8
Mar 91.5 75.9 63.3
Apr 82.5 67.1 56.1
May 76 59.9 49.4
Jun 66.9 52 42.9
Jul 67.2 51.6 41.8
Aug 72.3 55 43.8
Sep 78.5 60.8 47.7
Oct 85.5 68.5 54.3
Nov 88.8 71.9 57.4
Dec 93.8 76.9 62

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 35.7 26.4 18.4
Feb 34.6 25.6 18.2
Mar 33.1 24.4 17.4
Apr 28.1 19.5 13.4
May 24.4 15.5 9.7
Jun 19.4 11.1 6.1
Jul 19.6 10.9 5.4
Aug 22.4 12.8 6.6
Sep 25.8 16 8.7
Oct 29.7 20.3 12.4
Nov 31.6 22.2 14.1
Dec 34.3 24.9 16.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Pofadder are September, October, and then April. 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 February with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Pofadder? 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 Pofadder.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pofadder (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 4% 0 0.7
Feb 4% 0 0.7
Mar 4% 0 0.8
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 2% 0 0.2
Jun 2% 0 0.3
Jul 1% 0 0.1
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 1% 0 0.1
Nov 1% 0 0.5
Dec 3% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.8
Feb 4 0 1.8
Mar 4 0 2
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 2 0 0.5
Jun 2 0 0.8
Jul 1 0 0.3
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 1 0 0.3
Nov 1 0 1.3
Dec 3 0 0.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Pofadder has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is November (17% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (42.2%).

Wind in Pofadder is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and January. November’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.7 MPH or 14 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 to late November where average top sustained speeds reach 12.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 9.1 Significant breeze
Apr 5.1 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
May 4.8 Light breeze 7.6 Significant breeze
Jun 5.3 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 8.1 Significant breeze
Aug 5.6 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 9.2 Significant breeze
Oct 7 Gentle breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Dec 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 18.9%
Feb 22.1%
Mar 22.8%
Apr 27.8%
May 32.1%
Jun 42.2%
Jul 36.2%
Aug 30.1%
Sep 20.6%
Oct 17.7%
Nov 17%
Dec 18.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Pofadder?

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 Pofadder, 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 Pofadder 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

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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 65.4 in June means 65.4% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Pofadder Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.2°F (35.1°C) and 69°F (20.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 moderate precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Pofadder, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 93.7°F (34.3°C) and 77.8°F (25.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 Pofadder to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 98.1°F (36.7°C) and 91.5°F (33.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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