Average weather in January in Bloemfontein (Free State), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Bloemfontein in January is 15.0°C (59°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 83mm (3.3in). It rains on average a total of 11 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 31.0°C (87.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Bloemfontein with 297 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Bloemfontein should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 15 °C
Max Temperature 31 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 83mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 297

Where to stay in Bloemfontein

Where to go in South Africa in January

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Bloemfontein (Free State)

FRI Aug 12
23°C | 9°C
Sunny

Sunny

SAT Aug 13
20°C | 9°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Aug 14
12°C | 5°C
Sunny

Sunny

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