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    Western Cape - South Africa

    Mossel Bay weather and climate

    Western Cape - South Africa

    Mossel Bay weather and climate

    Day

    22 °C

    Night

    12 °C

    Sea

    17 °C

    Precipitation

    32 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    5 days

    in month

    Daylight

    10 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    73 %

    Weather charts for Mossel Bay

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    Weather overview
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    Weather overview for Mossel Bay

    Weather overview

    Mossel Bay (South Africa) is a place with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 20.4 °C (68.7 °F) in August to 25.5 °C (77.9 °F) in January. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 16.1 °C (60.9 °F) in August to 21.3 °C (70.3 °F) in February. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 17.3 °C (63.1 °F), the lowest in July with 9.2 °C (48.6 °F). The driest month is May with just 5 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is October with 8 days of rain.

    January weather

    The tourist season continues this month in Mossel Bay. The day temperature reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 25.5 °C (77.9 °F), while the rise of the sea temperature can be observed, its value is 21.2 °C (70.1 °F). The night temperature continues to rise, with its value being 17.0 °C (62.6 °F).

    February weather

    The maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 21.3 °C (70.3 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the night temperature is on its maximum too, its value is 17.3 °C (63.1 °F). The tourist season is close to its peak this month. The rainfall amount is on its minimum, with its value being 29 mm (1.16 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent in this month.

    March weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in March in Mossel Bay. The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, its value is 24.3 °C (75.7 °F), and the beginning of the descent of the sea temperature could be noticed too, the value of this measure is 20.1 °C (68.1 °F). The rainfall amount starts to rise, the value of this measure is 38 mm (1.48 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value of 7 hours. The night temperature starts to descent, with its value of 15.8 °C (60.4 °F).

    April weather

    The tourist season is taking place this month in Mossel Bay. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 23.1 °C (73.6 °F), and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, the value of this measure is 18.3 °C (65.0 °F). The rainfall amount is on its maximum. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 13.8 °C (56.8 °F). The wind speed reaches its minimum, its value is 3.1.

    May weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 22.4 °C (72.3 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 17.4 °C (63.4 °F). The number of rainy days reaches its minimum, while the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, with its value being 32 mm (1.27 in). The night temperature continues to descent. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 6 hours.

    June weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 21.6 °C (70.9 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, its value is 16.6 °C (61.8 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise in June. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 9.9 °C (49.8 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum, with its value of 6 hours. The minimum of the day length can be noticed in June.

    July weather

    The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value of 6 days in Mossel Bay. The minimum of the night temperature is observable, with its value being 9.2 °C (48.6 °F), while the day temperature continues to descent, with its value being 21.0 °C (69.8 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, with its value of 6 hours.

    August weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable, its value is 20.4 °C (68.7 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed too in August. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 7 days, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, the value of this measure is 45 mm (1.76 in).

    September weather

    The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, with its value being 33 mm (1.30 in) in Mossel Bay. The night temperature starts to rise, the value of this measure is 10.7 °C (51.3 °F).

    October weather

    The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed, with its value of 21.4 °C (70.5 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the sea temperature rise's start could be observed too in October. The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, the value of this measure is 8 days, while the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, with its value of 7 hours. The night temperature continues to rise, with its value being 12.8 °C (55.0 °F).

    November weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 22.7 °C (72.9 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the sea temperature continues to rise as well, the value of this measure is 18.4 °C (65.1 °F). The tourist season is about to start in November. The number of rainy days starts to descent, with its value being 7 days, and the rainfall amount starts to descent as well, with its value of 39 mm (1.55 in). The night temperature continues to rise, with its value of 14.2 °C (57.6 °F).

    December weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Mossel Bay. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 24.3 °C (75.7 °F), and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, with its value of 20.0 °C (67.9 °F). The night temperature continues to rise, with its value of 15.8 °C (60.4 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its maximum, with its value of 9 hours. The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 34 mm (1.33 in).

    FAQs

    Is it hot in January in Mossel Bay?

    In January in Mossel Bay, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the temperature in Mossel Bay during the day in February?

    In Mossel Bay in February, the average daily temperatures will be 25.4 °C (77.7 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Mossel Bay in March?

    There are good conditions for visiting in Mossel Bay in March. The temperature during the day will be nice 24.3 °C (75.7 °F). You can expect just 7 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary. A sea temperature of 20.1 °C (68.1 °F) can seem colder to some, but others will call it refreshing. The temperature of 15.8 °C (60.4 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the sea temperature in April in Mossel Bay?

    In Mossel Bay in April expect the sea to be warm at 18.3 °C (65.0 °F). At this sea temperature, swimming probably won't be the best experience. You probably won't like to stay in water for a long time. On the other hand, there are a minority of people who seek these conditions.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in May in Mossel Bay?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 6 hours per day in May in Mossel Bay.

    Is June part of the dry season in Mossel Bay?

    No, June is not a dry month in Mossel Bay, expect rain approximately 6 days in a month.

    How humid is Mossel Bay in August?

    In Mossel Bay in August, expect humidity around 73 %.

    What is the air temperature in September in Mossel Bay at night?

    The average night temperature in September in Mossel Bay is 10.7 °C (51.3 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold.

    How windy is it in Mossel Bay in October?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in Mossel Bay in October is 4.3.

    What is the average number of rainy days in November in Mossel Bay?

    In November in Mossel Bay, we can expect 7 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 1.6 days of the week, or in general - 23 % days.

    Is there a wet season in December in Mossel Bay?

    No, there is no wet season in Mossel Bay in December - you can expect 6 days of rain during the month.