Average weather in January in Hermanus (Western Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Hermanus in January is 15.7°C (60.26°F). January is a dry month with an average of 14mm (0.6in) rain. This makes it the driest month of the year. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 26.0°C (78.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Hermanus with 338 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Hermanus 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. With a water temperature of around 18.0°C (64.4°F),

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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 15 °C
Max Temperature 26 °C
Water Temperature 18 °C
Chance of Rain 18%
Precipitation 14mm
Rainy Days 6
Sunshine Hours 338

Where to stay in Hermanus

What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Hermanus (Western Cape)

TUE Dec 07
19°C | 15°C

Patchy rain possible

WED Dec 08
21°C | 17°C

Patchy rain possible

THU Dec 09
21°C | 17°C

Patchy rain possible

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