The best times to visit Vredendal for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 10th

or

August 20th to October 28th

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

 

 


Other Vredendal Travel Info

Weather in Vredendal

Temperature

Average temperatures in Vredendal vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 69th 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 Vredendal, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 96.9°F (36.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.8°F (16.6°C) at night.

Vredendal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Vredendal 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.

Vredendal Perceived Temperature (F)

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Vredendal Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Vredendal 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 93.2 74 60.7
Feb 92.6 73.7 60.7
Mar 92.5 71.8 58.3
Apr 87 67.1 53.9
May 80.1 61 50.4
Jun 73.5 56.3 46.4
Jul 74.5 55.6 44.6
Aug 74.9 56.8 45.7
Sep 78.7 60.5 48.5
Oct 83.8 65.8 52.8
Nov 86.7 68.8 55.5
Dec 89.9 72.2 59.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 34 23.3 15.9
Feb 33.7 23.2 15.9
Mar 33.6 22.1 14.6
Apr 30.6 19.5 12.2
May 26.7 16.1 10.2
Jun 23.1 13.5 8
Jul 23.6 13.1 7
Aug 23.8 13.8 7.6
Sep 25.9 15.8 9.2
Oct 28.8 18.8 11.6
Nov 30.4 20.4 13.1
Dec 32.2 22.3 15.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Vredendal are February, March, and then January. 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 early June with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Vredendal? 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 Vredendal.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vredendal (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 1% 0 0.1
Feb 0% 0 0.1
Mar 1% 0 0.1
Apr 3% 0 0.2
May 4% 0 0.5
Jun 11% 0 1.5
Jul 8% 0 0.9
Aug 8% 0 1
Sep 3% 0 0.3
Oct 2% 0 0.1
Nov 1% 0 0.2
Dec 4% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 0 0 0.3
Mar 1 0 0.3
Apr 3 0 0.5
May 4 0 1.3
Jun 11 0 3.8
Jul 8 0 2.3
Aug 8 0 2.5
Sep 3 0 0.8
Oct 2 0 0.3
Nov 1 0 0.5
Dec 4 0 1.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Vredendal has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is November (45% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (60.6%).

Wind in Vredendal is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by January and December. November’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.5 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 November to early December where average top sustained speeds reach 9.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.9 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
May 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.6 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Jul 3 Barely noticeable 5.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.6 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.1 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 46.5%
Feb 47.3%
Mar 46.8%
Apr 45.4%
May 56.2%
Jun 60.6%
Jul 56.2%
Aug 57.1%
Sep 51.7%
Oct 47%
Nov 45%
Dec 47.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Vredendal?

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 Vredendal, 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 Vredendal 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 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 Vredendal Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 96.9°F (36.1°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 the most precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Vredendal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 90°F (32.2°C) and 77.6°F (25.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 Vredendal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95.3°F (35.2°C) and 89.6°F (32°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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