Best time to visit Swellendam, South Africa

The best time to visit Swellendam in South Africa is from january until april and october until december, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Swellendam is 28°C in january and the lowest is 14°C in june. The weather and climate of Swellendam is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Swellendam is an 8,9. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Swellendam has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Swellendam or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Swellendam per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C 28°C 26°C 22°C 18°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 18°C 22°C 24°C 27°C
11
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9
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10
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9
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8
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22
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13
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12
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7
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9
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11
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Climate Swellendam

Swellendam has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Swellendam is 25° degrees and there is about 353 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 215 days a year with an average humidity of 52% and an UV-index of 5.


Climate Swellendam

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 28°C 28°C 26°C 22°C 18°C 14°C 14°C 16°C 18°C 22°C 24°C 27°C
Night 16°C 16°C 15°C 12°C 9°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 15°C
Precip 11
mm
9
mm
10
mm
9
mm
8
mm
22
mm
13
mm
12
mm
7
mm
9
mm
11
mm
9
mm
Rain
days
6 5 7 7 5 7 7 5 6 6 5 7
Dry
days
25 23 24 23 26 23 24 26 24 25 25 24
Sun hours
per day
12 10 9 9 7 6 7 9 9 11 12 12
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 2 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 5 4 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 6
 

Weather Swellendam january

On average, it is maximum 28° in january in Swellendam and at least around 16° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Swellendam and at least around 16° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Swellendam and at least around 15° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam april

On average, it is maximum 22° in april in Swellendam and at least around 12° degrees. In april there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam may

On average, it is maximum 18° in may in Swellendam and at least around 9° degrees. In may there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam june

On average, it is maximum 14° in june in Swellendam and at least around 6° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam july

On average, it is maximum 14° in july in Swellendam and at least around 6° degrees. In july there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam august

On average, it is maximum 16° in august in Swellendam and at least around 6° degrees. In august there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam september

On average, it is maximum 18° in september in Swellendam and at least around 8° degrees. In september there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam october

On average, it is maximum 22° in october in Swellendam and at least around 11° degrees. In october there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam november

On average, it is maximum 24° in november in Swellendam and at least around 12° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Swellendam.

Weather Swellendam december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Swellendam and at least around 15° degrees. In december there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Swellendam.

14 day weather forecast Swellendam

The weather for Swellendam in South Africa will be 31° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Su
17 Jan
Licht bewolkt 29°C 16°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 11
Mo
18 Jan
Licht bewolkt 31°C 16°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 11
Tu
19 Jan
Overwegend bewolkt 27°C 16°C 0.2 mm 20% 3m/s 4
We
20 Jan
Licht bewolkt 25°C 14°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 11
Th
21 Jan
Overwegend bewolkt 29°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 9
Fr
22 Jan
Wisselend bewolkt 35°C 18°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 10
Sa
23 Jan
Bewolkt 25°C 16°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Su
24 Jan
Overwegend bewolkt 24°C 15°C 0.2 mm 20% 3m/s 9
Mo
25 Jan
Overwegend bewolkt 27°C 16°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 8
Tu
26 Jan
Wisselend bewolkt 25°C 15°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 6
We
27 Jan
Lichte regenbuien 17°C 13°C 3.4 mm 75% 2m/s 2
Th
28 Jan
Bewolkt 20°C 13°C 0.1 mm 20% 5m/s 1
Fr
29 Jan
Helder 27°C 16°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3
Sa
30 Jan
Licht bewolkt 29°C 17°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2

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About Swellendam

Swellendam lies in South Africa in the province Western Cape and the population consists of 13.674 inhabitants.

Swellendam is in a straight line at 186 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 0 hours35.

The coordinates of Swellendam, South Africa are latitude: -34.022624 en longitude: 20.441706

The GPS coordinates are S 34° 1' 21.3600" en E 20° 26' 30.1200"

Currency Swellendam

In Swellendam the South African rand is used to pay.

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Time difference Swellendam

In Swellendam it is now 08:19 o’clock in the morning on sunday 17 january 2021. The time zone of Swellendam is Africa/Johannesburg and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Swellendam

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Swellendam.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)