The best times to visit Still Bay for ideal weather are

March 26th to May 27th

or

September 10th to December 23rd

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

 

 


Other Still Bay Travel Info

Weather in Still Bay

Temperature

Average temperatures in Still Bay 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 65th 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 Still Bay, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 89.3°F (31.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.6°F (17°C) at night.

Still Bay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Still Bay 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.

Still Bay Perceived Temperature (F)

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Still Bay Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Still Bay 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)
Jan86.971.662.8
Feb87.271.562.6
Mar85.969.460.4
Apr80.263.654.2
May75.76050.6
Jun70.554.945.8
Jul69.353.844.3
Aug72.155.745.7
Sep74.757.947.7
Oct77.262.153.5
Nov80.164.855.5
Dec83.669.160.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan30.52217.1
Feb30.721.917
Mar29.920.815.8
Apr26.817.612.3
May24.315.610.3
Jun21.412.77.7
Jul20.712.16.8
Aug22.313.27.6
Sep23.714.48.7
Oct25.116.711.9
Nov26.718.213.1
Dec28.720.615.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Still Bay are December, May, and then February. 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 late September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of September 24th.

When can you find snow in Still Bay? 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 Still Bay.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan13%03.3
Feb4%00.5
Mar14%02.2
Apr14%02.9
May4%00.4
Jun17%02.6
Jul5%00.3
Aug5%00.5
Sep20%02.3
Oct5%00.7
Nov18%02.6
Dec3%00.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1308.4
Feb401.3
Mar1405.6
Apr1407.4
May401
Jun1706.6
Jul500.8
Aug501.3
Sep2005.8
Oct501.8
Nov1806.6
Dec301

 

Humidity and Wind

Still Bay has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is November (58.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (63.9%).

Wind in Still Bay is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 9.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan5.2Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
Feb4.7Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Mar4.4Light breeze7.8Gentle breeze
Apr3.3Barely noticeable6.6Light breeze
May3.1Barely noticeable6Gentle breeze
Jun3Barely noticeable5.6Light breeze
Jul2.9Barely noticeable5.6Gentle breeze
Aug3.4Barely noticeable6.5Light breeze
Sep3.7Barely noticeable7.1Gentle breeze
Oct4.7Light breeze8.3Gentle breeze
Nov5.2Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
Dec5.5Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan58.6%
Feb59.6%
Mar59.8%
Apr60.6%
May61.1%
Jun63.9%
Jul62.2%
Aug61.7%
Sep58.9%
Oct61.7%
Nov58.1%
Dec58.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Still Bay?

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 Still Bay, South Africa is July, followed by August and June. 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 Still Bay 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.8 in December means 47.8% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Still Bay Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 71.7°F (22.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 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 moderate precipitation with 1 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Still Bay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 73.9°F (23.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 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 Still Bay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 81.4°F (27.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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