What is the coldest it gets in Johannesburg?

The cold record is even -8 °C (17 °F), recorded on June 13, 1979. In the daytime, however, when the sun usually shines, the air becomes mild, and the maximum temperature hovers around 18/20 °C (64/68 °F).

What was the temperature in Johannesburg today?

Upcoming 5 hours

Now 2:00 am 6:00 am
57 °F 54 °F 51 °F

What is the coldest month in Johannesburg?

The cool season lasts for 2.2 months, from May 28 to August 2, with an average daily high temperature below 65°F. The coldest month of the year in Johannesburg is July, with an average low of 37°F and high of 62°F.

What should I wear in Johannesburg today?

South Africans are generally casual so opt for dresses, shorts, T-shirts and light trousers. The evenings can be cooler so do bring a light sweater or jacket along, and an umbrella for summer thunder showers if you’re staying in Johannesburg.

Does Johannesburg get snow?

For those who were around in the ’80s it seems everyone remembers the day it snowed, and snowed, in Johannesburg in 1981 – 40 years ago today, 11 September. (Technically it also snowed on the 10th.)

Is November a cold month?

Winter is the coldest season of the year in polar and temperate climates. It occurs after autumn and before spring….Winter.

Temperate season
Meteorological season 1 December – 28/29 February
Solar (Celtic) season 1 November – 31 January
Southern temperate zone

What was the temperature in Johannesburg yesterday?

Johannesburg Weather History for the Previous 24 Hours

Time Temp Visibility
5:00 pm 66 °F 25 mi
2:00 pm 69 °F 25 mi
11:00 am 64 °F 19 mi

Does it snow in Johannesburg?

According to South African Weather Service records, it has only snowed in Johannesburg on 22 other days in the last 103 years, AP news agency reports. The last snow fell in the city in June 2007 and before that in September 1981.

Why is Pretoria warmer than Johannesburg?

Pretoria’s climate is similar to that of Johannesburg, but it lies at a somewhat lower altitude than its neighbour and its air temperatures are, on average, about two degrees higher. This is a summer-rainfall region.

What food is South Africa known for?

Don’t leave South Africa without eating:

  • Biltong & droewors. Dry curing was a method used to preserve meat by the indigenous tribes of South Africa before fridges were invented.
  • Boerewors.
  • Cape Malay curry.
  • Malva pudding.
  • Chakalaka & pap.
  • Braai/Shisa nyama.
  • Bunny chow.
  • Amarula Don Pedro.

What do people wear in summer in South Africa?

If you are planning to travel in summer, our advice is to pack lightweight, loose fitting clothes in natural fabrics such as linen, silk and cotton that will keep you cool and are easy to wash and dry. And don’t forget a safari hat or cap to protect you from the sun.

Which is colder Cape Town or Johannesburg?

The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.7° higher in Johannesburg than in Cape Town. Relative humidity levels are 18.5% lower. The mean dew point temperature is 4.5°C (8.1°F) lower.