16 to 29°C
3255 hours
sunshine per day
375 mm
269 days
96 days
0 days

Climate of Franschhoek

Franschhoek has a mediterranean climate. The summers are warm and dry, and the temperature is cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Franschhoek is 22° degrees and there is about 374 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 246 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 16°C and 29°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 7°C and 16°C
  • Rain: it rains 96 days and there is a total of approximately 375 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3255 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 16°C and 29°C
Warmest month: 29°C in January
Coldest month: 16°C in June
Night temperature: between 7°C and 16°C
Dry days: 269 days
Days with rain: 96 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 375 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3255 hours

Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Franschhoek.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Franschhoek.

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Climate table of Franschhoek

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Franschhoek. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Franschhoek might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 29 27 24 20 16 16 17 18 22 24 27
Night temp. (°C) 16 16 14 12 10 8 7 7 8 11 12 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 11 7 10 34 30 98 42 62 34 16 17 14
Days with rain 5 4 6 8 10 12 9 11 11 8 6 6
Dry days 26 24 25 22 21 18 22 20 19 23 24 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 11 10 9 9 6 6 7 8 8 10 11 12
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2
UV-index 6 6 5 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 6 6

Best time to visit Franschhoek

The best time to visit Franschhoek in South Africa is from January through May and September through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Franschhoek is 29°C in January and the lowest is 16°C in June.

Climate of Franschhoek by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Franschhoek? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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