Average weather in January in Pretoria (Gauteng), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Pretoria in January is 18.2°C (64.76°F). The amount of rain in January is high with an average of 140mm (5.5in). This makes it the wettest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 28.9°C (84.02°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Pretoria with 257 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Pretoria 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 warm or even hot.

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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 28 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 140mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 257

 

Where to stay in Pretoria

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
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Pretoria (Gauteng)

TUE   Nov 29
26°C | 15°C
SSW 13 kmph
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

WED   Nov 30
30°C | 16°C
S 16 kmph
0.2 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU   Dec 01
31°C | 18°C
S 22 kmph
0.4 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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