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 Celsius

Min Temperature 64 °F
Max Temperature 77 °F
Water Temperature 73 °F
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 221
* Climate data from: East London, South Africa (107 KM, 66 Miles).

 

Where to stay in Port Alfred

Where to go in South Africa in January

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

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)

WED   Oct 05
72°F | 59°F
SSE 19 mph
0.02 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU   Oct 06
68°F | 60°F
WSW 22 mph
0.02 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

FRI   Oct 07
68°F | 59°F
S 23 mph
0.14 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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