Port Alfred weather in August (Eastern Cape, South Africa)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in August. The average maximum daytime temperature in Port Alfred in August lies at 22.2°C (71.96°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 11.0°C (51.8°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during August is moderate with an average of 40mm (1.6 inches). There are generally around 6 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Port Alfred with 234 hours of sun during the entire month. August is known as one of the best months to visit Port Alfred.


Port Alfred, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 51 °F  
Max Temperature 71 °F  
Water Temperature 66 °F *  
Chance of Rain 22%  
Precipitation 2 in  
Rainy days 7 days  
Humidity 71% *  
Sunshine 234 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 70% *  
* Data from: East London, South Africa (107 KM, 66 Miles).

Where to stay in Port Alfred

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 to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well. With a water temperature of around 19.0°C (66.2°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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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