Average weather in January in Wilderness (Western Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Wilderness in January is 15.0°C (59°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 62mm (2.4in). It rains on average a total of 11 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 Wilderness with 234 hours of sun. January is known as one of the best months to visit Wilderness.


So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. 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 Celsius

Min Temperature 59 °F
Max Temperature 77 °F
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 234
* Climate data from: George, South Africa (14 KM, 8 Miles).

Where to stay in Wilderness

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 Wilderness (Western Cape)

FRI Aug 12
55°F | 50°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SAT Aug 13
57°F | 50°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN Aug 14
51°F | 47°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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