Johannesburg weather in February (Gauteng, South Africa)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Johannesburg in February lies at 26.9°C (80.42°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 16.0°C (60.8°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during February is high with an average of 123mm (4.8 inchec). There are generally around 10 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Johannesburg with 225 hours of sun during the entire month.


Johannesburg, monthly averages in February

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Min Temperature 60 °F  
Max Temperature 80 °F  
Chance of Rain 35%  
Precipitation 5 in  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 70%  
Sunshine 225 hrs  
Percentage Sunshine 64%  

Where to go in South Africa in February

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in February? Visitors traveling to Johannesburg should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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