Wilderness weather in December (Western Cape, South Africa)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in December. The average maximum daytime temperature in Wilderness in December lies at 23.8°C (74.84°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 13.9°C (57.02°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is moderate with an average of 67mm (2.7 inches). There are generally around 10 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Wilderness with 237 hours of sun during the entire month. December is known as one of the best months to visit Wilderness.


Wilderness, monthly averages in December

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 57 °F  
Max Temperature 74 °F  
Chance of Rain 34%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 77% *  
Sunshine 237 hrs *  
* Data from: George, South Africa (14 KM, 8 Miles).

Where to stay in Wilderness

Where to go in South Africa in December

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in December 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in December? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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