Stellenbosch weather in March (Western Cape, South Africa)

How is the weather in Stellenbosch in March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Stellenbosch, March is characterized by high temperatures and low rainfall. March is a summer month. Daytime temperatures hover around 27°C, while nights can cool down to about 15°C.

Stellenbosch in March usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 25 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 5 days.

The city usually sees around 293 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, March is a prime time to visit Stellenbosch. January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December typically offer the best circumstances. While July tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Stellenbosch climate page with graphs.

 

Stellenbosch, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 15°C  
Max Temperature 27°C  
Water Temperature 18°C *  
Chance of Rain 17%  
Precipitation 25 mm  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 74% *  
Windspeed 14 km/h *  
Sunshine 293 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Cape Town, South Africa (24 KM, 15 Miles).

Where to go in South Africa in March

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in March 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Stellenbosch in March?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 18°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

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

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