Paarl weather in December (Western Cape, South Africa)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Paarl in December lies at 26.9°C (80.42°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 12.7°C (54.86°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

December is a dry month with an average of 23mm (0.9 inches) of rain. There are generally around 4 rainy days. It is also invariably a very sunny time of year with 334 hours of sun during the entire month.


Paarl, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 54 °F  
Max Temperature 80 °F  
Water Temperature 64 °F *  
Chance of Rain 14%  
Precipitation 1 in  
Rainy days 4 days  
Humidity 71% *  
Sunshine 334 hrs *  
* Data from: Cape Town, South Africa (42 KM, 26 Miles).

Where to go in South Africa in December

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in December 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 December? Visitors traveling to Paarl might want to wear airy clothing, t-shirts and other summer cloths. 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), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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