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

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

When to go to Cape Karoo, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Cape Karoo, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

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

January

January in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

February

February in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

March

If you visit Cape Karoo during March, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Cape Karoo is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Cape Karoo can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

June

June here is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

July

July in Cape Karoo can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat

August

Traveling to Cape Karoo in August, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks

October

October in Cape Karoo is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Cape Karoo in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Cape Karoo in December, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cape Karoo, 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 Cape Karoo

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