Average Weather during January in East London (Eastern Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in East London in January is 18.0°C (64.4°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 69mm (2.7in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 25.0°C (77°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to East London with 221 hours of sun. January is known as one of the best months to visit East London.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to East London 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 nice and warm. With a water temperature of around 23.0°C (73.4°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 18 °C
Max Temperature 25 °C
Water Temperature 23 °C
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 69mm
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 221

Where to stay in East London

What To Do

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

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

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