The best times to visit Strandfontein for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 10th

or

August 20th to October 28th

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

 

 


Other Strandfontein Travel Info

Weather in Strandfontein

Temperature

Average temperatures in Strandfontein vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 69th 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 Strandfontein, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 96.9°F (36.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.8°F (16.6°C) at night.

Strandfontein Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Strandfontein 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.

Strandfontein Perceived Temperature (F)

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Strandfontein Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Strandfontein 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)
Jan93.27460.7
Feb92.673.760.7
Mar92.571.858.3
Apr8767.153.9
May80.16150.4
Jun73.556.346.4
Jul74.555.644.6
Aug74.956.845.7
Sep78.760.548.5
Oct83.865.852.8
Nov86.768.855.5
Dec89.972.259.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan3423.315.9
Feb33.723.215.9
Mar33.622.114.6
Apr30.619.512.2
May26.716.110.2
Jun23.113.58
Jul23.613.17
Aug23.813.87.6
Sep25.915.89.2
Oct28.818.811.6
Nov30.420.413.1
Dec32.222.315.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Strandfontein are February, March, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 Strandfontein? 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 Strandfontein.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Strandfontein (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)
Jan1%00.1
Feb0%00.1
Mar1%00.1
Apr3%00.2
May4%00.5
Jun11%01.5
Jul8%00.9
Aug8%01
Sep3%00.3
Oct2%00.1
Nov1%00.2
Dec4%00.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan100.3
Feb000.3
Mar100.3
Apr300.5
May401.3
Jun1103.8
Jul802.3
Aug802.5
Sep300.8
Oct200.3
Nov100.5
Dec401.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Strandfontein has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is November (45% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (60.6%).

Wind in Strandfontein is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by January and December. November’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.5 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 November to early December where average top sustained speeds reach 9.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan4.9Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Feb4.6Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
Mar3.9Barely noticeable7.6Gentle breeze
Apr3.4Barely noticeable6.6Light breeze
May2.8Barely noticeable5.6Gentle breeze
Jun3.2Barely noticeable6.2Light breeze
Jul3Barely noticeable5.9Gentle breeze
Aug3.8Barely noticeable7.1Gentle breeze
Sep3.8Barely noticeable7.2Gentle breeze
Oct4.6Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Nov5.1Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Dec4.9Light breeze9Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan46.5%
Feb47.3%
Mar46.8%
Apr45.4%
May56.2%
Jun60.6%
Jul56.2%
Aug57.1%
Sep51.7%
Oct47%
Nov45%
Dec47.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Strandfontein?

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 Strandfontein, 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 Strandfontein 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 Strandfontein Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 96.9°F (36.1°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Strandfontein, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 90°F (32.2°C) and 77.6°F (25.3°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 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 Strandfontein to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95.3°F (35.2°C) and 89.6°F (32°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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