Temperatures in South Africa in October

South Africa in October has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from pleasant in Port Nolloth with 18°C (64°F) to very high temperatures in Phalaborwa with 32°C (90°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 17°C (63°F) in Phalaborwa and 10°C (50°F) in Port Nolloth.

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

Find the average daytime temperatures in October 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 pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in October in South Africa?
  • Phalaborwa tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 17°C (63°F).

  • What is the coldest city in October in South Africa?
  • The coldest city in October in South Africa is Port Nolloth when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 18°C (64°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around 10°C (50°F).

  • How much sun does South Africa get in October?
  • October is generally a sunny month with an average of 278 hours of sunshine in Cape Town during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in October?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 21°C (70°F) in East London this month, an ideal temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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