When is the best time to go to Plettenberg Bay, South Africa?

Climate diagram

Climate diagram for Plettenberg Bay in South AfricaThe climate diagram for Plettenberg Bay 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°C0510152025mm01020304050607080
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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 73.8 % 76.2 % 77.6 % 76.8 % 72.2 % 69.4 % 69.7 % 71.6 % 75.2 % 75.5 % 75.4 % 74 %
Sea surface temperature 22.1 °C 22.2 °C 21.5 °C 20.5 °C 20 °C 19.2 °C 18.4 °C 18.2 °C 18.3 °C 18.8 °C 19.8 °C 21 °C
Windspeed 4.6 m/s 4.3 m/s 3.8 m/s 3.3 m/s 3.1 m/s 3.3 m/s 3.4 m/s 3.9 m/s 4 m/s 4.6 m/s 4.7 m/s 4.7 m/s

Summary for Plettenberg Bay

When is the best time to visit Plettenberg Bay?
  • The very best time to go is in May and from December to January
  • Still good is from December to May
  • This is purely from a climate diagram point of view of course.
Temperature Analysis
  • Average temperatures range from 12.4 °C to 19.5 °C. The yearly temperature variation is 7.1 °C
  • Average daily temperature variation is 7.8 °C
  • There is no temperature stress from December to May.
  • There is low temperature stress the whole year.
  • Highest temperature stress is from June to November.
  • Clearest sky and the most sunshine is from July to August and from December to February.
Precipitation Analysis
  • Monthly precipitation ranges from 49 mm to 74 mm. The yearly variation of precipitation is 25 mm.
  • There is low variation in rain during the year.
  • Most rain is in April, in August and in October, the least rain is from May to June and from December to January.
  • The average month has 2.8 days of rain.
  • There is a low variation in terms of days with rain per month per year.
  • Most days with rain are in October, the least are from April to July.