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Graaff-Reinet weather in January (Eastern Cape, South Africa)

Curious about the January weather in Graaff-Reinet? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In January, Graaff-Reinet typically experiences very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. January falls within the summer season. Daytime temperatures hover around 30°C, while nights can cool down to about 16°C. On average, it is the warmest month of the year. So be prepared and pack summer clothes. Embrace the warmth, but always stay equipped with your summer essentials to make the most of this toasty month.

Precipitation

Graaff-Reinet in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 74 mm for the month. It is the wettest month of the year, so an umbrella might come in handy. Typically around 5 days of rainfall is expected.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Graaff-Reinet. March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December typically offer the best circumstances. While January and February tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Graaff-Reinet climate page with graphs.

 

Graaff-Reinet, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 16°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 18%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 74 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 5 days  

Where to go in South Africa in January

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

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

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

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