South Africa precipitation in August

In South Africa in August precipitation ranges from almost no in Upington with 4mm (0.2inch) of rainfall to moderate in East London with 78mm (3.1inch) of rainfall. August is a winter month in South Africa.

Where and how much does it rain in South Africa in August?

Find the average total precipitation in August for the most popular destinations in South Africa on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend heavy rainfall high moderate low almost no
Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3inch) precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5inch) - 160 mm (6.3inch). Moderate: 30mm (1.2inch) - 90mm (3.5inch. Low: 5mm (0.2inch) - 30mm (1.2inch).

  • How much does it rain in South Africa in August?
  • In general in August rainfall is moderate in Cape Town.

  • What is the wettest city in August in South Africa?
  • The wettest location is East London with an average precipitation of 78mm (3.1inch) according to our data.

  • What is the driest city in August in South Africa?
  • According to our data the driest location is Upington with an average precipitation of 4mm (0.2inch).

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