The best times to visit Vaalwater for ideal weather are
April 2nd to June 10th
July 30th to November 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Vaalwater Travel Guide
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Weather in Vaalwater
Average temperatures in Vaalwater vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th 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 Vaalwater, the hottest months are December, October, and then November. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid October where highs are regularly around 98.7°F (37.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.1°F (18.4°C) at night.
Vaalwater Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Vaalwater Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Vaalwater Perceived Temperature (F)
Vaalwater Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Vaalwater 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Vaalwater are May, July, 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 early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.
When can you find snow in Vaalwater? 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 Vaalwater.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vaalwater (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Vaalwater has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is November (22.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (47.2%).
Wind in Vaalwater is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and January. November’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.2 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 October to early November where average top sustained speeds reach 8.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Vaalwater.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Feb||3||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.7||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Apr||2.4||Barely noticeable||4.5||Light breeze|
|May||2.2||Barely noticeable||4||Light breeze|
|Jun||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.4||Light breeze|
|Jul||1.6||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
|Aug||2.8||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.8||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
|Oct||3||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.9||Barely noticeable||7.3||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Vaalwater?
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 Vaalwater, 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 Vaalwater 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
Overall Vaalwater Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.2°F (33.4°C) and 77.8°F (25.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 9 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Vaalwater, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 97.7°F (36.5°C) and 79.1°F (26.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 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 Vaalwater to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 98.7°F (37.1°C) and 88°F (31.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 1 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.