When is the best time to go to Polokwane

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

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Polokwane 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

Polokwane January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 91mm 8.7hrs 14.2hrs

Warm and a little damp weather often prevails in Polokwane during the month of January

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

January is in the summer in Polokwane and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Polokwane with around 91mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in January »

February

Polokwane February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 72mm 8.4hrs 13.7hrs

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

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

February is in the summer in Polokwane and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Polokwane with around 72mm 2.8 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 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in February »

March

Polokwane March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 59mm 8.4hrs 13hrs

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

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 Polokwane.

March is in the fall / autumn in Polokwane and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (80°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Polokwane with around 59mm 2.3 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 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in March »

April

Polokwane April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 35mm 8.4hrs 12.3hrs

Polokwane'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 Polokwane.

April is in the fall / autumn in Polokwane and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Polokwane with around 35mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in April »

May

Polokwane May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 12mm 9.5hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

May is in the fall / autumn in Polokwane and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Polokwane with around 12mm 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 9.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in May »

June

Polokwane June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 7mm 9.5hrs 14.2hrs

The climate in Polokwane during June can be summarized as mild and very dry.

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 Polokwane.

June is in the winter in Polokwane and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Polokwane with around 7mm 0.3 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.

Polokwane weather in June »

July

Polokwane July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 3mm 9.8hrs 13.7hrs

July in Polokwane is generally very dry with the temperature being mild.

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 Polokwane.

July is in the winter in Polokwane and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 5°C (40°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Polokwane with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in July »

August

Polokwane August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 5mm 9.9hrs 13hrs

The weather in August in Polokwane is characteristically mild and very dry.

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

August is in the winter in Polokwane and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Polokwane with around 5mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

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

Polokwane weather in August »

September

Polokwane September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 16mm 9.9hrs 12.3hrs

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

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

September is in the spring in Polokwane and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 10°C (51°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Polokwane with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Polokwane weather in September »

October

Polokwane October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 44mm 9.1hrs 11.8hrs

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

October is in the spring in Polokwane and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Polokwane with around 44mm 1.7 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 9.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in October »

November

Polokwane November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 88mm 8.4hrs 14.2hrs

The climate in Polokwane during November can be summarized as warm and a little damp.

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

November is in the spring in Polokwane and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Polokwane with around 88mm 3.4 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 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in November »

December

Polokwane December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 97mm 8.7hrs 13.7hrs

December in Polokwane is generally a little damp with the temperature being warm.

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

December is in the summer in Polokwane and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Polokwane 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 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Polokwane weather in December »

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Polokwane weather stats

Polokwane weather statistics
Hottest month: January 27.6°C 81.7°F
Driest month: July 3mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: July 9.8hrs
Coldest month: June 19.1°C 66.4°F
Wettest month: December 97mm 3.8ins
Warmest sea: February 25.6°C 78.1°F
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