South Africa weather

edited March 2009 in - Southern Africa
what is the best time of the year to visit south africa?


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    The best time of year to visit South Africa, with regards to weather, depends on where you are going. Durban has warm weather nearly all year round, Cape Town is cold and rainy in winter and Jo'burg is hot and stormy in summer.
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    Depends on what you are coming to do, really. Some months are better than others for certain activities.

    Generally speaking, the summer months are September - April and the winter months are May - August.

    Perhaps you could let us know what your travel plans are for South Africa (sightseeing/ activities) and we can help you out a bit more.
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    My husband and I are going to Pretoria next month. We are flying in at JNB (OR Tambo). How safe is that location?
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    Nenita, I suggest you get a met by a taxi or shuttle service and get taken direct to Pretoria (Tshwane). You dont want to get lost in a hirecar at night in JNB or Pretoria.
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