The best times to visit Tulbagh for ideal weather are

October 8th to May 27th

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

 

 


Other Tulbagh Travel Info

Weather in Tulbagh

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tulbagh 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 somewhat temperate — in the 54th 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 Tulbagh, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January where highs are regularly around 93.5°F (34.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60°F (15.6°C) at night.

Tulbagh Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tulbagh 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.

Tulbagh Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tulbagh Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tulbagh 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 91.2 72.8 59.7
Feb 91.1 72.3 59.3
Mar 88.7 69.6 57.1
Apr 82.5 63.3 51.4
May 74.1 58 49
Jun 67.2 53.1 44.8
Jul 67.6 51.6 42.1
Aug 69 52.8 43.8
Sep 71.4 55.5 45.1
Oct 79.5 62 49.7
Nov 82.5 65.7 53.1
Dec 88.5 71.1 57.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.9 22.7 15.4
Feb 32.8 22.4 15.2
Mar 31.5 20.9 13.9
Apr 28.1 17.4 10.8
May 23.4 14.4 9.4
Jun 19.6 11.7 7.1
Jul 19.8 10.9 5.6
Aug 20.6 11.6 6.6
Sep 21.9 13.1 7.3
Oct 26.4 16.7 9.8
Nov 28.1 18.7 11.7
Dec 31.4 21.7 14.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tulbagh are February, December, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Tulbagh? 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 Tulbagh.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.4
Feb 2% 0 0.2
Mar 4% 0 0.4
Apr 7% 0 0.8
May 14% 0 1.6
Jun 25% 0 3
Jul 19% 0 2.3
Aug 16% 0 1.8
Sep 11% 0 1.2
Oct 3% 0 0.3
Nov 8% 0 0.9
Dec 3% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1
Feb 2 0 0.5
Mar 4 0 1
Apr 7 0 2
May 14 0 4.1
Jun 25 0 7.6
Jul 19 0 5.8
Aug 16 0 4.6
Sep 11 0 3
Oct 3 0 0.8
Nov 8 0 2.3
Dec 3 0 0.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Tulbagh has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is December (47.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (72.2%).

Wind in Tulbagh is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by November and December. January’s average wind speed of around 3.7 knots (4.3 MPH or 6.9 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 6.7 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Feb 3.4 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Mar 3 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Apr 2.6 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
May 3 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Jun 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Sep 3 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Oct 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.3%
Feb 49%
Mar 50.8%
Apr 54.6%
May 67.1%
Jun 72.2%
Jul 70.6%
Aug 70.1%
Sep 65%
Oct 55.3%
Nov 50.7%
Dec 47.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tulbagh?

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 Tulbagh, 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 Tulbagh 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 somewhat 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 Tulbagh Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 67.5°F (19.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Tulbagh, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 86.6°F (30.3°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Tulbagh to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 93.5°F (34.2°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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