When is the best time to go to Bloemfontein

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Bloemfontein, South Africa. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Bloemfontein weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Bloemfontein are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Bloemfontein January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 84mm 10.1hrs 14.6hrs

January is a a little damp month in Bloemfontein and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Bloemfontein for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the summer in Bloemfontein and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Bloemfontein February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 97mm 9.3hrs 13.9hrs

February in Bloemfontein is generally a little damp with the temperature being warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bloemfontein.

February is in the summer in Bloemfontein and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 15°C (58°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 97mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Bloemfontein March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 77mm 8.8hrs 13.1hrs

The weather in March in Bloemfontein is characteristically warm and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bloemfontein.

March is in the fall / autumn in Bloemfontein and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 77mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Bloemfontein April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 52mm 8.8hrs 12.2hrs

Bloemfontein's weather in April is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bloemfontein.

April is in the fall / autumn in Bloemfontein and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 52mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Bloemfontein May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 18mm 9.2hrs 11.6hrs

May is a dry month in Bloemfontein and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Bloemfontein, with some very good weather at this time of year.

May is in the fall / autumn in Bloemfontein and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 18mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Bloemfontein June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 10mm 9hrs 14.6hrs

Cool and dry weather often prevails in Bloemfontein during the month of June

It is perhaps a good month to visit Bloemfontein, with some very good weather at this time of year.

June is in the winter in Bloemfontein and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night -1°C (30°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 10mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Bloemfontein July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 9mm 9.5hrs 13.9hrs

July in Bloemfontein is generally very dry with the temperature being cool.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Bloemfontein, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

July is in the winter in Bloemfontein and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (63°F), whilst at night -2°C (29°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 9mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Bloemfontein weather in July »

August

Bloemfontein August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 14mm 9.9hrs 13.1hrs

The weather in August in Bloemfontein is characteristically mild and dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Bloemfontein, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

August is in the winter in Bloemfontein and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 1°C (33°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 14mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Bloemfontein weather in August »

September

Bloemfontein September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 22mm 9.9hrs 12.2hrs

Bloemfontein's weather in September is typically mild and dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Bloemfontein, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

September is in the spring in Bloemfontein and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 5°C (42°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 22mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Bloemfontein weather in September »

October

Bloemfontein October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 49mm 9.9hrs 11.6hrs

October is a reasonably dry month in Bloemfontein and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Bloemfontein, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

October is in the spring in Bloemfontein and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 49mm 1.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Bloemfontein November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 64mm 10.5hrs 14.6hrs

Bloemfontein's weather in November is typically warm and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bloemfontein.

November is in the spring in Bloemfontein and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 64mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Bloemfontein December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 64mm 10.9hrs 13.9hrs

December in Bloemfontein is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Bloemfontein.

December is in the summer in Bloemfontein and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 64mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Bloemfontein weather in December »

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Bloemfontein weather stats

Bloemfontein weather statistics
Hottest month: January 30.4°C 86.7°F
Driest month: July 9mm 0.4ins
Sunniest month: July 9.5hrs
Coldest month: June 16.4°C 61.5°F
Wettest month: February 97mm 3.8ins
Warmest sea: February 23.8°C 74.8°F
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