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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Makhanda in December is 16.5°C (61.7°F). The amount of rain in December is normal with an average of 33mm (1.3in). This makes it the driest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 4 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 24.4°C (75.92°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Makhanda with 281 hours of sun. December is known as one of the best months to visit Makhanda.


So what to wear in December? For visitors traveling to Makhanda we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

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

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 16 °C
Max Temperature 24 °C
Chance of Rain 13%
Precipitation 33mm
Rainy Days 4
Sunshine Hours 281

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 December.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
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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