Clifton, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Clifton, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Clifton, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January for Clifton is warm and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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February

If you visit Clifton during February, you might notice that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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March

March here is a perfect temperature and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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April

If you vacation in Clifton during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat hazy. 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). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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May

In May, Clifton is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Clifton, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

In June, Clifton is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Clifton, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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July

July in Clifton is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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August

In August, Clifton is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Clifton, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

In September, Clifton is crisp, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Clifton, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

If you vacation in Clifton during October, you may notice that it is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

November is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

December here is warm and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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