South Africa precipitation in January

In South Africa in January precipitation ranges from low in Port Nolloth with 5.4 mm of rainfall to heavy in Bonjaneni with 373 mm of rainfall.

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

Find the average total precipitation in January 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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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm precipitation. High: 90 mm to 160 mm. Moderate: 30 mm to 90 mm. Low: 5 mm to 30 mm.

  • How much rainfall does South Africa receive in January?
  • In Cape Town, January typically sees a modest rainfall of about 20 mm. For those who prefer drier conditions, this month is ideal.

  • What is the wettest city in January in South Africa?
  • In our records, Bonjaneni stands out as having an average precipitation level of 373 mm, making it the wettest location.

  • What is the driest city in January in South Africa?
  • Among all locations in our dataset, Port Nolloth has the lowest average precipitation at 5.4 mm.

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