The best times to visit Underberg for ideal weather are

January 22nd to April 8th

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



Other Underberg Travel Info

Weather in Underberg


Average temperatures in Underberg vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 41st 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 Underberg, 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 84.3°F (29.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.7°F (12.6°C) at night.

Underberg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Underberg 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.

Underberg Perceived Temperature (F)


Underberg Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Underberg 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 82.3 64.6 54.2
Feb 82.8 64.8 53.8
Mar 80.4 61.6 50.4
Apr 73.8 54.3 40.9
May 72.5 50.6 35
Jun 66.4 44.2 28.5
Jul 67 44.2 28
Aug 71.1 50.1 33.8
Sep 76.5 55.8 39.6
Oct 77 58.1 45.4
Nov 78.3 60.1 48.3
Dec 80.6 63.3 52.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 27.9 18.1 12.3
Feb 28.2 18.2 12.1
Mar 26.9 16.4 10.2
Apr 23.2 12.4 4.9
May 22.5 10.3 1.7
Jun 19.1 6.8 -1.9
Jul 19.4 6.8 -2.2
Aug 21.7 10.1 1
Sep 24.7 13.2 4.2
Oct 25 14.5 7.4
Nov 25.7 15.6 9.1
Dec 27 17.4 11.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Underberg are July, May, and then August. 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 to mid December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Underberg? 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 Underberg.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 36% 0 6
Feb 37% 0 5.4
Mar 39% 0 5.1
Apr 17% 0 2.3
May 3% 0 0.7
Jun 6% 0 0.6
Jul 2% 0 0.3
Aug 4% 0 0.6
Sep 8% 0 1
Oct 21% 0 2.5
Nov 30% 0 3.7
Dec 42% 0 5.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 36 0 15.2
Feb 37 0 13.7
Mar 39 0 13
Apr 17 0 5.8
May 3 0 1.8
Jun 6 0 1.5
Jul 2 0 0.8
Aug 4 0 1.5
Sep 8 0 2.5
Oct 21 0 6.4
Nov 30 0 9.4
Dec 42 0 13.5


Humidity and Wind

Underberg has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (40.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (68.1%).

Wind in Underberg is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5.1 MPH or 8.1 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 late August to early September 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 Underberg.

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 2.8 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Feb 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Mar 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Apr 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
May 3 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Jun 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.6 Light breeze
Aug 4.4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 8.4 Light breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.6 Light breeze
Dec 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.1%
Feb 66.4%
Mar 67.2%
Apr 60.9%
May 51.2%
Jun 46.9%
Jul 43.3%
Aug 40.7%
Sep 45.6%
Oct 58.5%
Nov 62%
Dec 66.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Underberg?

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 Underberg, South Africa is January, followed by July 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 Underberg in December. 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 75 in December means 75% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Underberg Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82°F (27.8°C) and 71.5°F (21.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 12 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 least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Underberg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.9°F (27.7°C) and 74.8°F (23.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 9 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 Underberg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 79.7°F (26.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 13 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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