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The climate of Nelspruit: when to go to Nelspruit

Nelspruit (Mbombela) has a humid sub-tropical climate with hot and rainy summers and mild, dry winters. Summer temperatures are mitigated by altitude while winter temperatures vary considerably between day and night. Winters are mild and dry. In fact, the average minimum winter temperatures vary between 6 ° C and 9 ° C. While the average maximum winter temperatures vary between 23 ° C and 27 ° C. Summers are hot and humid with average maximum temperatures ranging between 29 ° C and 28 ° C. While the average minimum summer temperatures vary between 18 ° C and 19 ° C.

The rainy season runs from November to March. The annual average rainfall is just over 750 mm. The rainiest months are mainly those between November and January, these months record an average of 14/15 rainy days a month. In the period between May and September rainfall is scarce, during these months on average there are between 5 and 2 days of rain per month. The city of Nelspruit has an annual average of 100 rainy days.

WHEN TO GO TO NELSPRUIT (MBOMBELA)

The most suitable months to visit Nelspruit and the Mpumalanga region are the least rainy months of the local winter, that is, the months from May to September. These months are also good for visiting the Kruger Park.

THE CLIMATE OF NELSPRUIT: CLIMATE TABLES

NELSPRUIT (689 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 19 29 127  14
February 19 29 108  12
March 18 28 90  12
April 14 27 51  7
May 10 25 15  4
June 6 23 9  2
July 6 23 10  2
August 9 25 10  3
September 12 27 26  5
October 14 27 75  11
November 17 27 115  15
December 18 28 131  14
YEAR 13 27 767  100

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