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Blyde River Canyon, South Africa. Autore Dr. Thomas Wagner. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike
Blyde River Canyon, South Africa. Autore Dr. Thomas Wagner

Nelspruit climate: when to go to Nelspruit

Nelspruit has a humid sub-tropical climate with hot and rainy summers and mild, dry winters. Summer temperatures are mild, while during winter altitude varies temperatures greatly between day and night. Winters are mild and dry, the winter average minimum temperatures vary between 6 ° C and 9 ° C, while the average maximum winter temperatures vary between 23 ° C and 27 ° C. The summers are hot and humid with average maximum temperatures ranging between 29 ° C and 28 ° C, the average minimum summer temperatures vary between 18 ° C and 19 ° C.

The rainy season runs from November to March, the average annual rainfall is just over 750 mm. The wettest months are between November and January, these months have registered 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. Nelspruit has an annual average of 100 days of rain.

Nelspruit, South Africa. Author Realnapstar. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Nelspruit, South Africa. Author Realnapstar

WHEN TO GO TO NELSPRUIT

The best months to visit Nelspruit and Mpumalanga region are the least rainy winter months, that are the months between May and September.

NELSPRUIT CLIMATE TABLES

NELSPRUIT (689 metres)
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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