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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Makhanda in January is 18.0°C (64.4°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 35mm (1.4in). It rains on average a total of 5 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 25.5°C (77.9°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Makhanda with 264 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Makhanda might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day.

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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 18 °C
Max Temperature 25 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 35mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 264
* Climate data from: Port Elizabeth, South Africa (110 KM, 68 Miles).

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 January.

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

Weather Forecasts for Makhanda (Eastern Cape)

SUN Jun 26
20°C | 8°C
Sunny

Sunny

MON Jun 27
22°C | 8°C
Sunny

Sunny

TUE Jun 28
24°C | 11°C
Sunny

Sunny

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