The best times to visit Uitenhage for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 3rd


August 20th to November 25th

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



Other Uitenhage Travel Info

Weather in Uitenhage


Average temperatures in Uitenhage vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 72nd 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 Uitenhage, 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 90.5°F (32.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.1°F (17.8°C) at night.

Uitenhage Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Uitenhage Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Uitenhage Perceived Temperature (F)


Uitenhage Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Uitenhage 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 88.3 72.5 61.4
Feb 86.6 71.3 60.8
Mar 86.1 68.7 57.8
Apr 79.9 62.3 51.4
May 78.1 60.8 49.5
Jun 72 54.8 43.1
Jul 71 55.4 43.4
Aug 74.5 58.2 46.9
Sep 76.7 60.2 49.3
Oct 78.9 63.6 52.7
Nov 79.9 64.4 53.4
Dec 83.5 69.5 59.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.3 22.5 16.3
Feb 30.3 21.8 16
Mar 30.1 20.4 14.3
Apr 26.6 16.8 10.8
May 25.6 16 9.7
Jun 22.2 12.7 6.2
Jul 21.7 13 6.3
Aug 23.6 14.6 8.3
Sep 24.8 15.7 9.6
Oct 26.1 17.6 11.5
Nov 26.6 18 11.9
Dec 28.6 20.8 15.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Uitenhage are May, January, 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 late April with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in Uitenhage? 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 Uitenhage.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.6
Feb 9% 0 0.8
Mar 11% 0 1.2
Apr 19% 0 2.8
May 3% 0 0.4
Jun 12% 0 1.2
Jul 10% 0 1.3
Aug 11% 0 1.4
Sep 15% 0 1.3
Oct 8% 0 1
Nov 13% 0 2
Dec 9% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 1.5
Feb 9 0 2
Mar 11 0 3
Apr 19 0 7.1
May 3 0 1
Jun 12 0 3
Jul 10 0 3.3
Aug 11 0 3.6
Sep 15 0 3.3
Oct 8 0 2.5
Nov 13 0 5.1
Dec 9 0 2.8


Humidity and Wind

Uitenhage has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (56.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (66.2%).

Wind in Uitenhage is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by February and December. November’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.6 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 October where average top sustained speeds reach 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.1 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Feb 6.2 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Apr 4 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
May 5.1 Light breeze 10.4 Significant breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.3 Light breeze 10.3 Significant breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Nov 6.8 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Dec 6.2 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.5%
Feb 62%
Mar 63.9%
Apr 66.2%
May 60.2%
Jun 57.4%
Jul 56.9%
Aug 63.5%
Sep 65%
Oct 65%
Nov 61.9%
Dec 63%


Is it Safe to Travel to Uitenhage?

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 Uitenhage, South Africa is September, followed by January and August. 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 Uitenhage in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 71.5 in March means 71.5% of the tourists vs. September.



Overall Uitenhage Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 73.3°F (22.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 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 moderate precipitation with about 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Uitenhage, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 82.5°F (28.1°C) and 75.7°F (24.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 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 Uitenhage to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 79.3°F (26.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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