When is the best time to go to Mossel Bay

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Mossel Bay, 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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Mossel Bay weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Mossel Bay 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

Mossel Bay January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 33mm 9.3hrs 15.1hrs 22°C

The climate in Mossel Bay during January can be summarized as warm, humid and reasonably dry.

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

January is in the summer in Mossel Bay and is typically the coldest 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 January is the driest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 33mm 1.3 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 9.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Mossel Bay February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 32mm 8.7hrs 14.2hrs 22°C

February in Mossel Bay is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being warm.

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

February is in the summer in Mossel Bay and is typically the 2nd coldest 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 February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 32mm 1.3 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 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Mossel Bay March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 37mm 7.7hrs 13.2hrs 21°C

The weather in March in Mossel Bay is characteristically warm and reasonably dry.

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

March is in the fall / autumn in Mossel Bay and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 37mm 1.4 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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April

Mossel Bay April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 45mm 7hrs 12.1hrs 20°C

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

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

April is in the fall / autumn in Mossel Bay and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 45mm 1.8 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 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Mossel Bay weather in April »

May

Mossel Bay May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 39mm 6.6hrs 11.3hrs 19°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Mossel Bay and the temperature is generally mild.

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

May is in the fall / autumn in Mossel Bay and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 39mm 1.5 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 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Mossel Bay June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 35mm 6.4hrs 15.1hrs 18°C

June in Mossel Bay is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

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

June is in the winter in Mossel Bay and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (67°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 35mm 1.4 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 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Mossel Bay weather in June »

July

Mossel Bay July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 33mm 6.9hrs 14.2hrs 17°C

July in Mossel Bay is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

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

July is in the winter in Mossel Bay and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 33mm 1.3 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 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Mossel Bay weather in July »

August

Mossel Bay August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 47mm 7.1hrs 13.2hrs 17°C

The weather in August in Mossel Bay is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

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

August is in the winter in Mossel Bay and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 47mm 1.8 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 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Mossel Bay weather in August »

September

Mossel Bay September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 37mm 7.3hrs 12.1hrs 17°C

Mossel Bay's weather in September is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

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

September is in the spring in Mossel Bay and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (67°F), whilst at night 10°C (51°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 37mm 1.5 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 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Mossel Bay weather in September »

October

Mossel Bay October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 46mm 7.9hrs 11.3hrs 18°C

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

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

October is in the spring in Mossel Bay and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 46mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Mossel Bay weather in October »

November

Mossel Bay November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 38mm 8.6hrs 15.1hrs 19°C

November in Mossel Bay is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

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

November is in the spring in Mossel Bay and is typically the 2nd 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 November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 38mm 1.5 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 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Mossel Bay weather in November »

December

Mossel Bay December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 31mm 9.4hrs 14.2hrs 21°C

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

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

December is in the summer in Mossel Bay and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 31mm 1.2 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 9.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Mossel Bay weather in December »

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Mossel Bay weather stats

Mossel Bay weather statistics
Hottest month: January 24.8°C 76.6°F
Driest month: December 31mm 1.2ins
Sunniest month: July 6.9hrs
Coldest month: July 18.4°C 65.1°F
Wettest month: August 47mm 1.9ins
Warmest sea: February 21.8°C 71.2°F
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