Weather in January in Limpopo

Limpopo is a region in South Africa. Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in January in Limpopo. Is this month a good time to go to Limpopo? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Limpopo in January?

The weather in Limpopo in January ranges from pleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

January has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from warm in Polokwane with 28°C (83°F) to very warm temperatures in Phalaborwa with 34°C (93°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 21°C (70°F) in Phalaborwa and 17°C (63°F) in Polokwane. It is one of the warmest months of the year, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from moderate in Polokwane with 80mm (3.1inch) rainfall to high in Phalaborwa with 99mm (3.9inch) rainfall.

Where to go in Limpopo in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Limpopo on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in Limpopo

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Limpopo?

Average weather in Hoedspruit

In January Hoedspruit generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Hoedspruit
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 87°F 
19°C / 66°F 
101mm / 4inch 
31°C / 88°F 
20°C / 68°F 
98mm / 3.9inch 
31°C / 88°F 
20°C / 68°F 
118mm / 4.6inch 
Climate in Hoedspruit

Average weather in Phalaborwa

In January Phalaborwa generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Phalaborwa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
33°C / 91°F 
21°C / 70°F 
97mm / 3.8inch 
34°C / 93°F 
21°C / 70°F 
99mm / 3.9inch 
33°C / 91°F 
21°C / 70°F 
78mm / 3.1inch 
Climate in Phalaborwa

Average weather in Polokwane

In January Polokwane generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (63°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Polokwane
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
17°C / 62°F 
255 hours 
83mm / 3.3inch 
7 days 
28°C / 83°F 
17°C / 63°F 
252 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
7 days 
28°C / 82°F 
17°C / 62°F 
222 hours 
61mm / 2.4inch 
6 days 
Climate in Polokwane

Average weather in Tzaneen

In January Tzaneen generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (63°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Tzaneen
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
17°C / 62°F 
255 hours 
83mm / 3.3inch 
7 days 
28°C / 83°F 
17°C / 63°F 
252 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
7 days 
28°C / 82°F 
17°C / 62°F 
222 hours 
61mm / 2.4inch 
6 days 
Climate in Tzaneen

Average weather in Balule Game Reserve

In January Balule Game Reserve generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Balule Game Reserve
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 87°F 
19°C / 66°F 
101mm / 4inch 
31°C / 88°F 
20°C / 68°F 
98mm / 3.9inch 
31°C / 88°F 
20°C / 68°F 
118mm / 4.6inch 
Climate in Balule Game Reserve

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Limpopo, in South Africa.

Is January the best time to go to Limpopo?

In our opinion January is a good time to visit Limpopo with commonly pleasant weather in Hoedspruit.

On average the best time to visit Limpopo is in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November with generally perfect weather in Hoedspruit. The worst months are February and December that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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