The best times to visit Tembisa for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 13th

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 Tembisa Travel Info

Weather in Tembisa

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tembisa 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 more temperate than most — in the 62nd 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 Tembisa, the hottest months are December, February, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late December where highs are regularly around 84.5°F (29.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.1°F (16.7°C) at night.

Tembisa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tembisa 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.

Tembisa Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tembisa Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tembisa 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)
Jan82.569.961.2
Feb83.37060.2
Mar81.167.758
Apr76.262.451.8
May73.859.147
Jun68.453.341
Jul67.752.840
Aug73.558.344.5
Sep81.466.152.5
Oct82.368.156.1
Nov82.468.758.2
Dec82.770.160.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan28.121.116.2
Feb28.521.115.7
Mar27.319.814.4
Apr24.616.911
May23.215.18.3
Jun20.211.85
Jul19.811.64.4
Aug23.114.66.9
Sep27.418.911.4
Oct27.920.113.4
Nov2820.414.6
Dec28.221.216

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tembisa 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 Tembisa? 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 Tembisa.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tembisa (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)
Jan32%04.7
Feb22%05.6
Mar23%03.6
Apr12%01.4
May3%00.5
Jun2%00.4
Jul0%00
Aug2%00.1
Sep5%01.1
Oct22%02.8
Nov27%03.6
Dec35%06.1

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan32011.9
Feb22014.2
Mar2309.1
Apr1203.6
May301.3
Jun201
Jul000
Aug200.3
Sep502.8
Oct2207.1
Nov2709.1
Dec35015.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Tembisa has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (27.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (60.1%).

Wind in Tembisa is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by October and September. November’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.8 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 November where average top sustained speeds reach 12.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan5.7Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Feb5.6Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
Mar5.3Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Apr5.1Light breeze8.9Gentle breeze
May4.9Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
Jun5.6Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
Jul5.5Light breeze9.4Gentle breeze
Aug5.9Light breeze10.2Gentle breeze
Sep6.5Light breeze11.4Gentle breeze
Oct6.8Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Nov6.9Light breeze11.9Gentle breeze
Dec6.2Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan60.1%
Feb53.9%
Mar54.3%
Apr50.9%
May40.2%
Jun36.7%
Jul32.7%
Aug27.9%
Sep27.7%
Oct39.9%
Nov48.3%
Dec56.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tembisa?

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 Tembisa, South Africa is October, followed by June and September. 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 Tembisa in August. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43.5 in August means 43.5% of the tourists vs. October.

 

 

Overall Tembisa Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 70.6°F (21.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow 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 least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Tembisa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 84.5°F (29.2°C) and 79.8°F (26.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Tembisa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 81.2°F (27.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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