The best times to visit White River for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 17th


July 30th to November 4th

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



Other White River Travel Info

Weather in White River


Average temperatures in White River vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 70th 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 White River, 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 85°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.4°F (18°C) at night.

White River Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


White River 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.

White River Perceived Temperature (F)


White River Perceived Temperature (C)



Average White River 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 71.5 64.6
Feb 83.8 72.1 64.4
Mar 83 70.7 62.8
Apr 78.6 65.9 57.4
May 78.5 63.8 53.2
Jun 74.5 59.8 48.3
Jul 73.2 58.4 47.1
Aug 77.7 62.2 50
Sep 82.1 66.8 55.3
Oct 81 67.6 58.5
Nov 82.2 69.5 61
Dec 82.5 71.1 64.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 27.9 21.9 18.1
Feb 28.8 22.3 18
Mar 28.3 21.5 17.1
Apr 25.9 18.8 14.1
May 25.8 17.7 11.8
Jun 23.6 15.4 9.1
Jul 22.9 14.7 8.4
Aug 25.4 16.8 10
Sep 27.8 19.3 12.9
Oct 27.2 19.8 14.7
Nov 27.9 20.8 16.1
Dec 28.1 21.7 17.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in White River are July, August, and then June. 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 late December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in White River? 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 White River.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 0 4
Feb 17% 0 2.7
Mar 16% 0 4.3
Apr 13% 0 2.1
May 3% 0 0.6
Jun 3% 0 0.2
Jul 1% 0 0.1
Aug 2% 0 0.2
Sep 6% 0 1.1
Oct 13% 0 1.6
Nov 18% 0 2.5
Dec 24% 0 4.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 0 10.2
Feb 17 0 6.9
Mar 16 0 10.9
Apr 13 0 5.3
May 3 0 1.5
Jun 3 0 0.5
Jul 1 0 0.3
Aug 2 0 0.5
Sep 6 0 2.8
Oct 13 0 4.1
Nov 18 0 6.4
Dec 24 0 11.4


Humidity and Wind

White River has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (38.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (65%).

Wind in White River is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by April and September. August’s average wind speed of around 4 knots (4.6 MPH or 7.4 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Feb 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.3 Barely noticeable 7 Light breeze
Apr 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.3 Light breeze
Jun 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.7 Light breeze
Aug 4 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.9 Light breeze
Oct 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.7 Light breeze
Dec 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.8%
Feb 58.2%
Mar 61.7%
Apr 59.8%
May 48.5%
Jun 39.8%
Jul 41.1%
Aug 38.4%
Sep 42.5%
Oct 54.9%
Nov 59.5%
Dec 65%


Is it Safe to Travel to White River?

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 White River, South Africa is August, followed by June and March. 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 White River in February. 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 56.7 in February means 56.7% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall White River Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84°F (28.9°C) and 77°F (25°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 5 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 comfortably cool 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 busiest season for tourism in White River, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85°F (29.4°C) and 79.5°F (26.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in White River to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.5°F (29.2°C) and 80.2°F (26.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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