In southern Africa, the rainy season typically lasts from October to April and reaches maximum strength between November and March. Most locations receive more than 75% of their annual precipitation during this 7month period, with some parts in the northwest receiving more than 90% of their total annual rainfall.
Which months are rainy season in South Africa?
The rainy season begins in October and lasts through to April, the dry season from May to September. The summer can be hot, with temperatures reaching the early thirties, but the days are tempered by Samara’s high altitude – over 2000m – and the nights rarely exceed 15°C.
Which parts of South Africa get rain all year round?
KwaZulu-Natal’s coast and areas of the Mpumalanga lowlands get warm rain all year. The great inland Karoo plateau, where rocky hills rise from scrubland, is dry, and gets drier in the northwest towards the Kalahari desert.
Which months make up rainy season?
Countries and regions with a monsoon rainy season
|Northern Brazil||December – March|
|India||July – November|
|South and Southeast China||May – September|
|Taiwan||May – October|
What season is it now in South Africa?
Roughly speaking, the summer months are December to March, autumn is April to May, winter is June to August, and spring is September to November. Because southern Africa is such a large area, and each region’s offerings change with the seasons, when you go may determine where you go.
What is the best month to visit South Africa?
The best time to visit South Africa to go on safari is the dry season, from May to October. The grass is low, visibility is better and the dry conditions mean you’ll find more wildlife congregating around the watering holes. The temperatures are also much cooler than the sticky, hot summer.
What month has most rain?
Frequently, July has the highest rainfall due to violent thunderstorms but how many days out of the month is there measurable precipitation compared to the month of May?
Which month has the most rain in South Africa?
Most of South Africa is a summer rainfall area, November to March, while the Western Cape Province receives most of its rain during winter, May to August.
Which month is very cold?
It is very hot in summer (April – July) and cold in winter (December – January).
|Month||December to January|
|Av. Temp (Min-Max)||5o to 25o|
|Clothing||Woolen & Body Warmers|