The best times to visit Sasolburg for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 6th

or

August 20th to November 11th

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

 

 


Other Sasolburg Travel Info

Weather in Sasolburg

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sasolburg vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th 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 Sasolburg, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late December where highs are regularly around 85.7°F (29.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.2°F (16.2°C) at night.

Sasolburg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sasolburg 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.

Sasolburg Perceived Temperature (F)

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Sasolburg Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sasolburg 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 84.3 70.6 60.4
Feb 84.6 70 58.7
Mar 81.5 66.6 56.1
Apr 76.7 60.4 48
May 73.5 54.8 40.1
Jun 67.4 47.6 33
Jul 67.2 47.8 33
Aug 73.6 54.7 38.3
Sep 81.1 63.3 47.5
Oct 83.4 67.1 53.6
Nov 83.5 68.3 56.3
Dec 84.6 70.3 59.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.1 21.4 15.8
Feb 29.2 21.1 14.8
Mar 27.5 19.2 13.4
Apr 24.8 15.8 8.9
May 23.1 12.7 4.5
Jun 19.7 8.7 0.6
Jul 19.6 8.8 0.6
Aug 23.1 12.6 3.5
Sep 27.3 17.4 8.6
Oct 28.6 19.5 12
Nov 28.6 20.2 13.5
Dec 29.2 21.3 15.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sasolburg are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid May. For example, on the week of May 14th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Sasolburg? 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 Sasolburg.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sasolburg (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 20% 0 3.9
Feb 15% 0 1.9
Mar 18% 0 2.3
Apr 11% 0 1.2
May 3% 0 0.3
Jun 2% 0 0.2
Jul 0% 0 0.1
Aug 2% 0 0.2
Sep 6% 0 1
Oct 14% 0 2.1
Nov 21% 0 2.8
Dec 24% 0 3.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 9.9
Feb 15 0 4.8
Mar 18 0 5.8
Apr 11 0 3
May 3 0 0.8
Jun 2 0 0.5
Jul 0 0 0.3
Aug 2 0 0.5
Sep 6 0 2.5
Oct 14 0 5.3
Nov 21 0 7.1
Dec 24 0 8.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Sasolburg has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (24.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (55.4%).

Wind in Sasolburg is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and September. October’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.4 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 November where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.6 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
May 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.6 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.6 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.2 Gentle breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Nov 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 6 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55.3%
Feb 52.1%
Mar 55.4%
Apr 50.9%
May 40.7%
Jun 39.3%
Jul 34.5%
Aug 26.2%
Sep 24.8%
Oct 37.1%
Nov 43.1%
Dec 50.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sasolburg?

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 Sasolburg, South Africa is August, followed by June and February. 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 Sasolburg in December. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 61.9 in December means 61.9% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Sasolburg Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83°F (28.3°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 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 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 the busiest season for tourism in Sasolburg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.7°F (29.8°C) and 79.1°F (26.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 6 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 Sasolburg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 83°F (28.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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