South Africa precipitation in October

In South Africa in October precipitation ranges from almost none in Kotzeshoop with 4.5mm (0.2 inches) of rainfall to high in Margate with 114mm (4.5 inches) of rainfall.

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

Find the average total precipitation in October 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 October?
  • In general in October rainfall is moderate in Cape Town. By moderate you can think of between 30mm (1.2") and 90mm (3.5") of rain. This means regular wet days, but also regular dry days throughout the month.

  • What is the wettest city in October in South Africa?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Margate with an average precipitation of 114mm (4.5 inches).

  • What is the driest city in October in South Africa?
  • The driest place is Kotzeshoop with an average precipitation of 4.5mm (0.2 inches) according to our data.

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