The best times to visit Springbok for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 27th

or

September 24th to December 30th

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

 

 


Other Springbok Travel Info

Weather in Springbok

Temperature

Average temperatures in Springbok vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 72nd 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 Springbok, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late February and early March where highs are regularly around 91.3°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.3°F (18.5°C) at night.

Springbok Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Springbok 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.

Springbok Perceived Temperature (F)

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Springbok Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Springbok 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan88.972.961.7
Feb88.77362.5
Mar87.972.762.6
Apr80.967.358.4
May72.959.952.1
Jun64.45346.2
Jul6553.346.1
Aug67.953.945.5
Sep72.757.947.8
Oct79.463.252.3
Nov81.565.754.4
Dec867058.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan31.622.716.5
Feb31.522.816.9
Mar31.122.617
Apr27.219.614.7
May22.715.511.2
Jun1811.77.9
Jul18.311.87.8
Aug19.912.27.5
Sep22.614.48.8
Oct26.317.311.3
Nov27.518.712.4
Dec3021.114.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Springbok are December, November, 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 mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Springbok? 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 Springbok.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan3%00.7
Feb3%00.6
Mar4%00.4
Apr4%00.4
May5%00.7
Jun16%01.7
Jul11%01.3
Aug11%01.2
Sep3%00.3
Oct3%00.2
Nov2%00.4
Dec2%00.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan301.8
Feb301.5
Mar401
Apr401
May501.8
Jun1604.3
Jul1103.3
Aug1103
Sep300.8
Oct300.5
Nov201
Dec200.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Springbok has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (28.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (48.8%).

Wind in Springbok is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by July and August. June’s average wind speed of around 9.5 knots (11 MPH or 17.7 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 early June where average top sustained speeds reach 15.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan8Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Feb7.5Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
Mar7.1Gentle breeze12.9Significant breeze
Apr7.9Gentle breeze13.2Significant breeze
May8.1Gentle breeze13Significant breeze
Jun9.5Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Jul9.4Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
Aug9.2Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Sep8Gentle breeze13.4Significant breeze
Oct8.2Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
Nov8.7Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Dec8Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan30.9%
Feb31.3%
Mar28.3%
Apr30.1%
May40%
Jun48.8%
Jul42.1%
Aug42.5%
Sep36.4%
Oct34.2%
Nov31.9%
Dec31.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Springbok?

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 Springbok, 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 Springbok 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 Springbok Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.7°F (32.6°C) and 65.6°F (18.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Springbok, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 72.2°F (22.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 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 perfect this time of year in Springbok to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.3°F (32.9°C) and 84.4°F (29.1°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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