Bathurst, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bathurst, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Bathurst, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bathurst, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Bathurst, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Bathurst, South Africa by month

January

January here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

February

February here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

March

If you visit Bathurst during March, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

April

Traveling to Bathurst in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

May

If you visit Bathurst during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

June

June here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

July

July in Bathurst is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans

August

August in Bathurst is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

September

September in Bathurst is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans

November

If you visit Bathurst during November, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

December

December is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bathurst, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bathurst, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, M and N
  • A SIM card that works in Bathurst
  • Appropriate museum wear

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