South Africa precipitation in December

In South Africa in December precipitation ranges from almost none in Port Nolloth with 2.7mm (0.1 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Ermelo with 175mm (6.9 inches) of rainfall.

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

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

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Legend heavy rainfall high moderate low almost none
Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much does it rain in South Africa in December?
  • In general in Cape Town rainfall is generally low in December. For people who want to avoid rainy days, it is a perfect month.

  • What is the wettest city in December in South Africa?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Ermelo with an average precipitation of 175mm (6.9 inches).

  • What is the driest city in December in South Africa?
  • The driest place is Port Nolloth with an average precipitation of 2.7mm (0.1 inches) according to our data.

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