Average weather in August in Makhanda (Eastern Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Makhanda in August is 10.0°C (50°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 66mm (2.6in). This makes it the wettest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 7 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 19.7°C (67.46°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Makhanda with 233 hours of sun.


So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

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

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 10 °C
Max Temperature 19 °C
Chance of Rain 23%
Precipitation 66mm
Rainy Days 7
Sunshine Hours 233

Where to stay in Makhanda

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What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Makhanda (Eastern Cape)

THU May 26
17°C | 11°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

FRI May 27
20°C | 9°C
Sunny

Sunny

SAT May 28
28°C | 11°C
Sunny

Sunny

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