The best times to visit Thabazimbi for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 27th

or

July 30th to October 14th

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

 

 


Other Thabazimbi Travel Info

Weather in Thabazimbi

Temperature

Average temperatures in Thabazimbi vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel hot for about half the year, and too cold for part of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Thabazimbi, the hottest months are February, December, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid November where highs are regularly around 96°F (35.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67°F (19.4°C) at night.

Thabazimbi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Thabazimbi 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.

Thabazimbi Perceived Temperature (F)

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Thabazimbi Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Thabazimbi 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)
Jan91.978.267.9
Feb93.578.667
Mar90.175.264
Apr84.267.454.8
May81.260.944.8
Jun76.155.238.2
Jul75.455.137.7
Aug82.462.444
Sep90.873.155.8
Oct92.677.263.2
Nov93.678.265.8
Dec92.678.367.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan33.325.719.9
Feb34.225.919.4
Mar32.32417.8
Apr2919.712.7
May27.316.17.1
Jun24.512.93.4
Jul24.112.83.2
Aug2816.96.7
Sep32.722.813.2
Oct33.725.117.3
Nov34.225.718.8
Dec33.725.719.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Thabazimbi 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 early to mid April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Thabazimbi? 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 Thabazimbi.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Thabazimbi (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)
Jan13%02
Feb7%00.6
Mar11%01.9
Apr6%01
May2%00.6
Jun1%00.5
Jul0%00
Aug0%00
Sep3%01.7
Oct11%01.5
Nov9%01.8
Dec12%01.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1305.1
Feb701.5
Mar1104.8
Apr602.5
May201.5
Jun101.3
Jul000
Aug000
Sep304.3
Oct1103.8
Nov904.6
Dec1204.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Thabazimbi has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (21% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (51%).

Wind in Thabazimbi is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and September. October’s average wind speed of around 3.5 knots (4 MPH or 6.4 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 7.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan2.6Barely noticeable5.4Light breeze
Feb2.4Barely noticeable5.4Light breeze
Mar2.2Barely noticeable4.9Light breeze
Apr2.1Barely noticeable4.7Light breeze
May1.8Barely noticeable4.4Light breeze
Jun2.2Barely noticeable5.1Light breeze
Jul2.3Barely noticeable5.2Light breeze
Aug2.8Barely noticeable5.7Light breeze
Sep3.4Barely noticeable6.6Light breeze
Oct3.5Barely noticeable6.6Light breeze
Nov3.4Barely noticeable6.8Light breeze
Dec2.8Barely noticeable5.9Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan51%
Feb43.6%
Mar47.7%
Apr50.2%
May41.6%
Jun36.4%
Jul31.8%
Aug23.6%
Sep21%
Oct27.6%
Nov35%
Dec45.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Thabazimbi?

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 Thabazimbi, South Africa is September, followed by August and January. 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 Thabazimbi in July. 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 66.2 in July means 66.2% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Thabazimbi Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 78.4°F (25.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Thabazimbi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 96°F (35.6°C) and 88.3°F (31.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Thabazimbi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.4°F (34.7°C) and 90.6°F (32.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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