Oudtshoorn weather in August (Western Cape, South Africa)

Looking to travel to Oudtshoorn in August? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Oudtshoorn, August is characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a winter month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 20°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 6°C.

Oudtshoorn in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 37 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 7 days of the month will see rainfall.

The city usually sees around 210 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures. March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, January and February tend to have less favorable conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Oudtshoorn climate page with graphs.


Oudtshoorn, monthly averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 5.8°C  
Max Temperature 20.1°C  
Chance of Rain 23%  
Precipitation 37 mm  
Rainy days 7 days  
Humidity 71% *  
Sunshine 210 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: George, South Africa (48 KM, 30 Miles).

Where to go in South Africa in August

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in August 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 should you wear in Oudtshoorn in August?

​ For visitors traveling to Oudtshoorn, 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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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