Kruger National Park monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park average temperature chart (Celsius) Kruger National Park average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Kruger National Park (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 33 32.2 31.3 29.4 27.7 25.2 25.3 26.9 28.9 29.6 30.8 32.1
°F 91.3 89.9 88.4 84.9 81.8 77.4 77.6 80.5 84 85.3 87.4 89.8

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Kruger National Park monthly rainfall chart (mm) Kruger National Park monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Kruger National Park (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 82 64 53 26 10 6 8 9 15 44 61 87
inches 3.2 2.5 2.1 1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.6 1.7 2.4 3.4
Rainy days 7 7 6 4 2 1 1 1 2 5 7 8

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Kruger National Park
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 9 8.7 8.6 8.8 9.5 9.2 9.5 9.8 9.5 8.8 8.8 8.9

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Kruger National Park average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Kruger National Park average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Kruger National Park (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 21.4 21 20 16.9 12.6 8.8 9.3 11.5 14.6 16.9 18.8 20.4
Max °C 33.3 32.5 31.6 29.7 28.1 25.6 25.7 27.3 29.3 29.9 31.1 32.4
Min °F 70.4 69.7 68 62.4 54.6 47.8 48.7 52.7 58.2 62.4 65.8 68.7
Max °F 81.1 80.1 78.4 73.9 68.5 63 63.5 66.9 71.4 74.1 76.8 79.5

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Kruger National Park average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Kruger National Park average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Kruger National Park in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 26.2 26.6 26.3 25.4 24.1 22.9 22 21.7 22 22.8 24 25.2
°F 79.2 79.8 79.4 77.8 75.4 73.2 71.6 71.1 71.6 73.1 75.1 77.4

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Kruger National Park average winspeed by month (km/h) Kruger National Park average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Kruger National Park (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 7 7 5 5 4 4 5 6 8 8 8 7
mph 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 5 5 5 4

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Kruger National Park relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Kruger National Park
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
68% 70% 72% 72% 69% 66% 65% 63% 62% 64% 67% 68%
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Kruger National Park weather stats

Kruger National Park weather statistics
Hottest month: January 33°C 91.4°F
Driest month: June 6mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: July 9.5hrs
Coldest month: June 25.2°C 77.4°F
Wettest month: December 87mm 3.4ins
Warmest sea: February 26.6°C 79.9°F
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