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    Western Cape

    Mossel Bay weather and climate

    Western Cape

    Mossel Bay weather and climate

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    20 °C

     

    Precipitation

    38 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    7 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    20 °C

     

    Precipitation

    38 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    7 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

    Overview: Mossel Bay
    Mossel Bay (South Africa) is a place with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 20 °C (69 °F) in August to 26 °C (78 °F) in January. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 16 °C (61 °F) in August to 21 °C (70 °F) in February. The least rainy month in Mossel Bay is May with its 5 days of rain, the rainiest month is October, when it rains 8 days. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 17 °C (63 °F), the lowest in July with 9 °C (49 °F).

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    Last week's weather in Mossel Bay

    The week of 19 February 2024 - 25 February 2024 had an average daily temperature of 26 °C (79 °F) and a minimum (nighttime) temperature of 16 °C (61 °F). These temperatures are roughly same as the long-time average for Mossel Bay, being 25 °C (77 °F) for daily temperatures and 17 °C (63 °F) for night temperatures. Tuesday marked the hottest day of the week. The average temperatures observed during different times of day (based on local time) were as below: 7am 18 °C (64 °F), 10am 24 °C (75 °F), 1pm 25 °C (77 °F), 4pm 24 °C (75 °F), 7pm 21 °C (70 °F), 10pm 19 °C (66 °F).

    During this week: 5 days without rain and 2 days with light rain were observed. During the whole week, total of 6 mm (0.24 in) of precipitation was observed, which is roughly same as the long term average for Mossel Bay, which is 7 mm (0.28 in). The average cloud coverage during the daytime (from dawn to dusk) was 40 %.

    The wind's speed averaged 4.7 m/s. The atmosferic pressure ranged from 1004 hpa to 1026 hpa. The average air humidity was 72 % in Mossel Bay.

    During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there were in average: 7 hours clear skies, 4 hours partially overcast skies and 3 hours overcast skies. On average, the time of sunrise was 06:12, and the time of sunset was 19:18.

    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 °C (69 °F) in August to 26 °C (78 °F) in January. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 16 °C (61 °F) in August to 21 °C (70 °F) in February. The least rainy month in Mossel Bay is May with its 5 days of rain, the rainiest month is October, when it rains 8 days. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 17 °C (63 °F), the lowest in July with 9 °C (49 °F).

    January weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Mossel Bay. The sea temperature continues to rise, with its value of 21 °C (70 °F), while the day temperature is on its maximum, with its value of 26 °C (78 °F). The rise of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 17 °C (63 °F).

    February weather

    The sea temperature is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 21 °C (70 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the night temperature is on its maximum too, with its value of 17 °C (63 °F). The rainfall amount is on its minimum, its value is 29 mm (1.16 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent. The tourist season is taking place.

    March weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Mossel Bay. The beginning of the descent of the sea temperature could be noticed, with its value being 20 °C (68 °F), and the day temperature starts to descent as well, its value is 24 °C (76 °F). The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed in this month. The night temperature starts to descent in this month. The maximum of the humidity can be noticed, with its value being 78 %.

    April weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Mossel Bay. The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 23 °C (74 °F), and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed too, its value is 18 °C (65 °F). The rainfall amount reaches its maximum in April. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 14 °C (57 °F). The wind speed reaches its minimum, with its value of 3.

    May weather

    The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 17 °C (63 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the descent of the day temperature can be observed as well, with its value being 22 °C (72 °F). The number of rainy days is on its minimum, with its value of 5 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value being 32 mm (1.27 in). The night temperature continues to descent, its value is 12 °C (53 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value of 6 hours.

    June weather

    The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 17 °C (62 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the descent of the day temperature can be observed too, with its value being 22 °C (71 °F). The descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 10 °C (50 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed. The humidity is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 69 %. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, the value of this measure is 6 hours.

    July weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 21 °C (70 °F) in Mossel Bay, while the minimum of the night temperature is observable in July. The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 6 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed in July.

    August weather

    The minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed in Mossel Bay, and the day temperature reaches its minimum too, with its value being 20 °C (69 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value of 7 days, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, with its value being 45 mm (1.76 in).

    September weather

    The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed in Mossel Bay. The night temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 11 °C (51 °F).

    October weather

    The sea temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value being 17 °C (63 °F) in Mossel Bay, and the beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed as well, with its value of 21 °C (71 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, its value is 48 mm (1.89 in), while the maximum of the number of rainy days can be noticed in October. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 13 °C (55 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, its value is 7 hours.

    November weather

    The tourist season is about to start in November in Mossel Bay. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 23 °C (73 °F), and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, with its value of 18 °C (65 °F). The rainfall amount starts to descent, its value is 39 mm (1.55 in), and the beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed too, with its value of 7 days. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value being 14 °C (58 °F).

    December weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Mossel Bay. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 24 °C (76 °F), and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed too. The number of rainy days continues to descent, its value is 6 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum, with its value being 9 hours. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 16 °C (60 °F).

    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.

    Is there a wet season in Mossel Bay in February?

    No, there is no wet season in February in Mossel Bay - you can expect 7 days of rain during the month.

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

    There are good conditions for visiting in Mossel Bay in March. The temperature during the day will be nice 24 °C (76 °F). You can expect just 7 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary. A sea temperature of 20 °C (68 °F) can seem colder to some, but others will call it refreshing. The temperature of 16 °C (60 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

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

    There are 7 days, which are rainy in Mossel Bay in April, that is, days with precipitation more than 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 - 22 % days.

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

    The average night temperature in Mossel Bay in May is 12 °C (53 °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. The value is lower by 2 °C (36 °F) than in the previous month.

    What is the humidity in Mossel Bay in June?

    In June in Mossel Bay, expect humidity around 69 %.

    Is there a dry season in July in Mossel Bay?

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

    How windy is Mossel Bay in September?

    In September in Mossel Bay, there will be an average wind scale of 4.

    How many hours of sun to expect in October in Mossel Bay?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 7 hours per day in October in Mossel Bay.

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

    In Mossel Bay in November, the average daily temperatures will be 23 °C (73 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. This value is 1 °C (34 °F) higher than last month. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    What is the sea temperature in December in Mossel Bay?

    The sea will reach 20 °C (68 °F) in December in Mossel Bay. 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. This indicator is higher by 2 °C (35 °F) than in the previous month.

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