Swellendam
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Swellendam

The best time to visit in 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 in Swellendam is 28°C in January and the lowest is 14°C in June.

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

Average weather Swellendam by month

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



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14 day weather forecast Swellendam

The weather for Swellendam will be 32° till 34° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
29 january
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31°C
14°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
OZO
2
Sunday
30 january
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32°C
15°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
OZO
3
Monday
31 january
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29°C
19°C
0.1 mm
20%
4 Bft
ZO
2
Tuesday
1 february
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31°C
21°C
2.8 mm
50%
2 Bft
OZO
1
Wednesday
2 february
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34°C
23°C
0.9 mm
25%
3 Bft
ZZW
3
Thursday
3 february
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26°C
18°C
9.8 mm
75%
3 Bft
ZZO
3
Friday
4 february
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18°C
17°C
14.0 mm
90%
5 Bft
OZO
3
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
5 february
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21°C
17°C
8.6 mm
75%
3 Bft
ZZO
3
Sunday
6 february
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19°C
16°C
13.8 mm
85%
5 Bft
ZO
3
Monday
7 february
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23°C
16°C
0.4 mm
10%
5 Bft
O
3
Tuesday
8 february
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30°C
16°C
21.3 mm
90%
4 Bft
ONO
3
Wednesday
9 february
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27°C
17°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
ZZO
3
Thursday
10 february
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31°C
19°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
O
3
Friday
11 february
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34°C
21°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZW
3

Climate Swellendam

Swellendam has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Swellendam is 21° degrees and there is about 129 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 259 days a year with an average humidity of 57% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Swellendam

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 26 22 18 14 14 16 18 22 24 27
Night temp. (°C) 16 16 15 12 9 6 6 6 8 11 12 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 11 9 10 9 8 22 13 12 7 9 11 9
Days with rain 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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 12 10 9 9 7 6 7 9 9 11 12 12
Wind force (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

Swellendam weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Swellendam? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Swellendam?

Swellendam is located in South Africa. It lies in a straight line at 186 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Swellendam are:

  • Latitude: -34.022624
  • Longitude: 20.441706

The GPS coordinates are 34° 1' S, 20° 26' E

What are the nearest airports to Swellendam?

These are the airports closests to Swellendam:

  • Cape Town International Airport (170 km) — Cape Town
  • George Airport (179 km) — George

How many inhabitants are there in Swellendam?

Swellendam has approximately 13,674 inhabitants.

How big is Swellendam?

The area of Swellendam is around 960 km².

What is the currency of Swellendam?

In Swellendam the South African rand (ZAR) is used to pay.

What is the area code of Swellendam?

The area code to call Swellendam is +27.