When is the best time to go to Johannesburg, South Africa?

Climate diagram

Climate diagram for Johannesburg in South AfricaThe climate diagram for Johannesburg in South Africa contains temperature minimum and maxima for each month as well as average precipitation (rain). It was created using historical data from the last 30 years.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec°C-5051015202530mm050100150
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1,767 m


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Days with full cloud cover
Days with rain
Days with frost
Relative humidity 65.8 % 67 % 66.1 % 64.1 % 56.3 % 53.3 % 49.7 % 45.9 % 46.8 % 54.5 % 61.7 % 63.1 %
Windspeed 2.5 m/s 2.3 m/s 2.1 m/s 2.1 m/s 2.1 m/s 2.4 m/s 2.4 m/s 2.9 m/s 3.4 m/s 3.5 m/s 3.3 m/s 2.8 m/s

Summary for Johannesburg

When is the best time to visit Johannesburg?
  • The very best time to go is in May and from July to August
  • Still good is from April to September
  • This is purely from a climate diagram point of view of course.
Temperature Analysis
  • Average temperatures range from 11 °C to 20 °C. The yearly temperature variation is 9 °C
  • Average daily temperature variation is 15.6 °C
  • There is no temperature stress from September to May.
  • There is low temperature stress the whole year.
  • Highest temperature stress is from June to August.
  • Clearest sky and the most sunshine is from May to August.
Precipitation Analysis
  • Monthly precipitation ranges from 3 mm to 134 mm. The yearly variation of precipitation is 132 mm.
  • There is a wet season and a dry season.
  • Most rain is from December to January, the least rain is from May to August.
  • The average month has 2.3 days of rain.
  • There is a high variation in terms of days with rain per month per year.
  • Most days with rain are from November to January, the least are from May to August.