When is the best time to go to Pretoria

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

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Pretoria 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

Pretoria January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 134mm 8.9hrs 14.4hrs

Pretoria's weather in January is typically warm and wet in nature.

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

January is in the summer in Pretoria and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Pretoria with around 134mm 5.3 inches of rain making it a wet 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 8.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Pretoria February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 75mm 8.8hrs 13.8hrs

February in Pretoria 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 Pretoria.

February is in the summer in Pretoria and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Pretoria with around 75mm 3 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 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Pretoria March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 79mm 8.6hrs 13hrs

The weather in March in Pretoria 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 Pretoria.

March is in the fall / autumn in Pretoria and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Pretoria with around 79mm 3.1 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 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Pretoria April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 56mm 8.7hrs 12.3hrs

Pretoria's weather in April is typically mild 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 Pretoria.

April is in the fall / autumn in Pretoria and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Pretoria with around 56mm 2.2 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 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Pretoria weather in April »

May

Pretoria May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 12mm 9.8hrs 11.7hrs

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

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

May is in the fall / autumn in Pretoria and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Pretoria with around 12mm 0.5 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 9.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Pretoria June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 9mm 9.8hrs 14.4hrs

Pretoria's weather in June is typically mild and very dry in nature.

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

June is in the winter in Pretoria and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 19°C (67°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Pretoria with around 9mm 0.3 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.

Pretoria weather in June »

July

Pretoria July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 3mm 10.2hrs 13.8hrs

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

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

July is in the winter in Pretoria and is typically the 6th warmest 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 July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Pretoria 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 10.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Pretoria weather in July »

August

Pretoria August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 6mm 10.4hrs 13hrs

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

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

August is in the winter in Pretoria and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Pretoria with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Pretoria weather in August »

September

Pretoria September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 20mm 10.2hrs 12.3hrs

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

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

September is in the spring in Pretoria and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 10°C (49°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Pretoria with around 20mm 0.8 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 10.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Pretoria weather in September »

October

Pretoria October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 75mm 9.4hrs 11.7hrs

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

October is in the spring in Pretoria and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Pretoria 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 9.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Pretoria weather in October »

November

Pretoria November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 103mm 9hrs 14.4hrs

Pretoria's weather in November is typically warm and damp in nature.

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

November is in the spring in Pretoria and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Pretoria with around 103mm 4 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 9 hours of sunshine per day.

Pretoria weather in November »

December

Pretoria December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 114mm 9.2hrs 13.8hrs

December in Pretoria is generally damp with the temperature being warm.

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

December is in the summer in Pretoria and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Pretoria with around 114mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Pretoria weather in December »

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Pretoria weather statistics
Hottest month: January 28.1°C 82.6°F
Driest month: July 3mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: July 10.2hrs
Coldest month: June 18.8°C 65.8°F
Wettest month: January 134mm 5.3ins
Warmest sea: February 25°C 77°F
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