The best times to visit Port Nolloth for ideal weather are

September 24th to May 13th

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



Other Port Nolloth Travel Info

Weather in Port Nolloth


Average temperatures in Port Nolloth vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is among the most temperate — in the 90th 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 Port Nolloth, the hottest months are December, January, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 74.8°F (23.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.6°F (14.2°C) at night.

Port Nolloth Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Port Nolloth 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.

Port Nolloth Perceived Temperature (F)


Port Nolloth Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Port Nolloth 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 72.1 62.9 56.5
Feb 72.2 62.2 55.6
Mar 71.8 61.8 55.9
Apr 71.9 59.7 52.9
May 69.6 57.5 51.2
Jun 68.9 56 48.8
Jul 69.8 55.9 48.2
Aug 68.1 55.5 48.3
Sep 66.8 56.4 48.9
Oct 68.2 59.1 52.3
Nov 69.7 60.7 54.1
Dec 71.4 63 57

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 22.3 17.2 13.6
Feb 22.3 16.8 13.1
Mar 22.1 16.6 13.3
Apr 22.2 15.4 11.6
May 20.9 14.2 10.7
Jun 20.5 13.3 9.3
Jul 21 13.3 9
Aug 20.1 13.1 9.1
Sep 19.3 13.6 9.4
Oct 20.1 15.1 11.3
Nov 20.9 15.9 12.3
Dec 21.9 17.2 13.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Port Nolloth are February, April, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Port Nolloth? 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 Port Nolloth.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.1
Feb 0% 0 0.1
Mar 0% 0 0.2
Apr 0% 0 0.1
May 2% 0 0.3
Jun 6% 0 0.6
Jul 2% 0 0.3
Aug 2% 0 0.3
Sep 2% 0 0.2
Oct 0% 0 0.1
Nov 1% 0 0.2
Dec 0% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 0 0 0.3
Mar 0 0 0.5
Apr 0 0 0.3
May 2 0 0.8
Jun 6 0 1.5
Jul 2 0 0.8
Aug 2 0 0.8
Sep 2 0 0.5
Oct 0 0 0.3
Nov 1 0 0.5
Dec 0 0 0.3


Humidity and Wind

Port Nolloth has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (64.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (80.2%).

Wind in Port Nolloth is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by October and September. November’s average wind speed of around 6.6 knots (7.6 MPH or 12.3 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 November where average top sustained speeds reach 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.7 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.6 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
May 4.9 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.3 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.6 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.8 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.8%
Feb 79.2%
Mar 80.2%
Apr 73.8%
May 76.3%
Jun 70.9%
Jul 64.7%
Aug 70.5%
Sep 73.5%
Oct 75%
Nov 74.4%
Dec 77.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Port Nolloth?

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 Port Nolloth, 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 Port Nolloth 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

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 Port Nolloth Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 67.9°F (19.9°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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Port Nolloth, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 69.9°F (21.1°C) and 66.1°F (18.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Port Nolloth to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 70.6°F (21.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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