Average weather in January in Port Alfred (Eastern Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Port Alfred in January is 18.0°C (64.4°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 69mm (2.7in). It rains on average a total of 14 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 25.0°C (77°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Port Alfred with 221 hours of sun. January is known as one of the best months to visit Port Alfred.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Port Alfred should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm. With a water temperature of around 23.0°C (73.4°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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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 18 °C
Max Temperature 25 °C
Water Temperature 23 °C
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 69mm
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 221
* Climate data from: East London, South Africa (107 KM, 66 Miles).

Where to stay in Port Alfred

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What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Port Alfred (Eastern Cape)

SAT Jun 25
19°C | 12°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Jun 26
20°C | 12°C
Sunny

Sunny

MON Jun 27
22°C | 14°C
Sunny

Sunny

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