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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit East London, 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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East London weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit East London 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

East London January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 69mm 7.7hrs 15hrs 24°C

January is a reasonably dry, humid month in East London and the temperature is generally warm.

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

January is in the summer in East London and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in East London with around 69mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

East London February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 93mm 7.4hrs 14.1hrs 24°C

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

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 East London.

February is in the summer in East London and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in East London with around 93mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

East London March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 95mm 7.1hrs 13.2hrs 24°C

The weather in March in East London is characteristically warm, humid and a little damp.

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 East London.

March is in the fall / autumn in East London and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (78°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in East London with around 95mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

East London April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 71mm 7.7hrs 12.1hrs 23°C

East London's weather in April is typically warm and reasonably dry in nature.

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 East London.

April is in the fall / autumn in East London and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in East London with around 71mm 2.8 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 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

East London May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 45mm 7.7hrs 11.4hrs 22°C

May is a reasonably dry month in East London and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit East London, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

May is in the fall / autumn in East London and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in East London with around 45mm 1.8 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 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

East London June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 36mm 7.8hrs 15hrs 21°C

June is a reasonably dry month in East London and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit East London, with some very good weather at this time of year.

June is in the winter in East London and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in East London with around 36mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

East London July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 43mm 8.1hrs 14.1hrs 20°C

July in East London is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

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

July is in the winter in East London and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in East London with around 43mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

East London August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 54mm 8hrs 13.2hrs 20°C

The weather in August in East London is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit East London, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

August is in the winter in East London and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in East London with around 54mm 2.1 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 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

East London September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 75mm 7.3hrs 12.1hrs 20°C

East London's weather in September is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

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 East London.

September is in the spring in East London and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in East London with around 75mm 2.9 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 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

East London October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 98mm 7.3hrs 11.4hrs 20°C

October is a a little damp month in East London and the temperature is generally mild.

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 East London.

October is in the spring in East London and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in East London with around 98mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

East London November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 104mm 7.8hrs 15hrs 21°C

The climate in East London during November can be summarized as warm and damp.

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

November is in the spring in East London and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in East London with around 104mm 4.1 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

East London December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 70mm 8.3hrs 14.1hrs 23°C

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

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 East London.

December is in the summer in East London and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in East London with around 70mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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East London weather stats

East London weather statistics
Hottest month: February 25.8°C 78.4°F
Driest month: June 36mm 1.4ins
Sunniest month: July 8.1hrs
Coldest month: July 20.8°C 69.4°F
Wettest month: November 104mm 4.1ins
Warmest sea: February 24.3°C 75.7°F
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