The best times to visit Rooibrak for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 3rd

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 Rooibrak

Temperature

Average temperatures in Rooibrak vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel hot for about half the year, and too cold for part of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Rooibrak, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 104.3°F (40.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.1°F (21.2°C) at night.

Rooibrak Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Rooibrak 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.

Rooibrak Perceived Temperature (F)

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Rooibrak Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Rooibrak 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 102.6 84.4 68.8
Feb 100.5 81.8 67.2
Mar 97.9 78.3 63.4
Apr 89.8 68.5 53
May 84.7 60.6 43.9
Jun 75.2 51.7 35.9
Jul 74.4 50.7 34.1
Aug 80.4 57.2 38.3
Sep 89.4 66.6 46.1
Oct 95.8 74.8 55.6
Nov 98.1 78.1 59.5
Dec 102.6 83.5 66.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 39.2 29.1 20.4
Feb 38.1 27.7 19.6
Mar 36.6 25.7 17.4
Apr 32.1 20.3 11.7
May 29.3 15.9 6.6
Jun 24 10.9 2.2
Jul 23.6 10.4 1.2
Aug 26.9 14 3.5
Sep 31.9 19.2 7.8
Oct 35.4 23.8 13.1
Nov 36.7 25.6 15.3
Dec 39.2 28.6 19.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rooibrak are July, August, and then September. 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Rooibrak? 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 Rooibrak.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Rooibrak (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 12% 0 1.7
Feb 11% 0 2
Mar 11% 0 1.2
Apr 6% 0 0.9
May 1% 0 0.1
Jun 2% 0 0.3
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 3% 0 0.3
Nov 5% 0 0.4
Dec 9% 0 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 0 4.3
Feb 11 0 5.1
Mar 11 0 3
Apr 6 0 2.3
May 1 0 0.3
Jun 2 0 0.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 3 0 0.8
Nov 5 0 1
Dec 9 0 3.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Rooibrak has some months with regular humidity, with some very dry months. The least humid month is October (13.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (36%).

Wind in Rooibrak is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and October. November’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.7 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 to late November where average top sustained speeds reach 8.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.8 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 6.7 Light breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.4 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
May 3.1 Barely noticeable 6 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Jul 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.2 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.3 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 24.3%
Feb 30.3%
Mar 33.1%
Apr 33.8%
May 30%
Jun 36%
Jul 29.1%
Aug 19.8%
Sep 13.2%
Oct 13.2%
Nov 13.4%
Dec 18.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Rooibrak?

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 Rooibrak, South Africa is September, followed by April and August. 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 Rooibrak in October. 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 55 in October means 55% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Rooibrak Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 99.9°F (37.7°C) and 80.4°F (26.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Rooibrak, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 101.2°F (38.4°C) and 88.8°F (31.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Rooibrak to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 104.3°F (40.2°C) and 99.9°F (37.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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