The best times to visit Thulamahashe for ideal weather are

February 26th to May 20th

or

August 27th 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 Thulamahashe Travel Info

Weather in Thulamahashe

Temperature

Average temperatures in Thulamahashe vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of 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 Thulamahashe, the hottest months are February, January, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 79°F (26.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.4°F (14.7°C) at night.

Thulamahashe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Thulamahashe 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.

Thulamahashe Perceived Temperature (F)

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Thulamahashe Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Thulamahashe 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)
Jan77.264.858.2
Feb78.565.357.8
Mar76.363.456.3
Apr72.35951.1
May71.857.248.1
Jun67.452.743.3
Jul65.751.242.2
Aug70.254.845.1
Sep74.759.849.8
Oct74.360.251.8
Nov76.662.654
Dec76.764.157

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan25.118.214.6
Feb25.818.514.3
Mar24.617.413.5
Apr22.41510.6
May22.1148.9
Jun19.711.56.3
Jul18.710.75.7
Aug21.212.77.3
Sep23.715.49.9
Oct23.515.711
Nov24.81712.2
Dec24.817.813.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Thulamahashe are June, August, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in Thulamahashe? 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 Thulamahashe.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Thulamahashe (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)
Jan26%04.7
Feb17%02.9
Mar20%03.4
Apr9%01.2
May5%00.6
Jun3%00.3
Jul7%02.5
Aug5%00.7
Sep14%01.7
Oct22%02.7
Nov35%05.6
Dec35%07.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan26011.9
Feb1707.4
Mar2008.6
Apr903
May501.5
Jun300.8
Jul706.4
Aug501.8
Sep1404.3
Oct2206.9
Nov35014.2
Dec35019.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Thulamahashe has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (50.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77.9%).

Wind in Thulamahashe is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by June and November. August’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.6 MPH or 8.9 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 to late November where average top sustained speeds reach 10.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan4.3Light breeze6.6Light breeze
Feb4.1Light breeze6.5Light breeze
Mar4Light breeze6.7Light breeze
Apr3.7Barely noticeable6.1Light breeze
May4.2Light breeze6.5Light breeze
Jun4.8Light breeze7.3Gentle breeze
Jul4.5Light breeze6.9Light breeze
Aug4.8Light breeze7.2Gentle breeze
Sep4.6Light breeze7Light breeze
Oct4.3Light breeze6.8Light breeze
Nov4.7Light breeze7.6Light breeze
Dec4.1Light breeze6.6Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan77.9%
Feb76%
Mar72.6%
Apr69%
May56.8%
Jun50.1%
Jul52.5%
Aug50.9%
Sep53.6%
Oct67.5%
Nov69.3%
Dec74%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Thulamahashe?

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 Thulamahashe, South Africa is September, followed by May and October. 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 Thulamahashe 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.7 in August means 55.7% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Thulamahashe Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77°F (25°C) and 68.9°F (20.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 6 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 the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Thulamahashe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 79°F (26.1°C) and 71.9°F (22.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 11 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Thulamahashe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 78.9°F (26.1°C) and 74.3°F (23.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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