Temperatures in South Africa in July

South Africa in July has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Sutherland with 14°C (58°F) to warm temperatures in Skukuza with 26°C (79°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 6°C (43°F) in Skukuza and -2°C (28°F) in Sutherland. July is a winter month in South Africa. July is one of the coldest months of the year.

What is the temperature for the different cities in South Africa in July

Find the average daytime temperatures in July for the most popular destinations in South Africa on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend very warm warm moderate cold very cold
On this map very warm means daytime maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold means lower than 2ºC (36ºF).

  • What is the warmest city in July in South Africa?
  • Skukuza tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 6°C (43°F).

  • What is the coldest city in July in South Africa?
  • The coldest city in July in South Africa is Sutherland when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 14°C (58°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -2°C (28°F).

  • How much sun does South Africa get in July?
  • July is generally a sunny month with an average of 193 hours of sunshine in Cape Town during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in July?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 20°C (68°F) in East London this month, so still a bit cool to swim but some enjoy a refreshing dive.

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