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

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

When to go to East London, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in East London, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

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

January

January in East London is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

February

If you go to East London in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear

March

March in East London is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you go to East London in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

May

If you visit East London during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

June

Traveling to East London in June, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

July

Traveling to East London in July, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear

August

If you go to East London in August, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

September

September in East London is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

October

October in East London is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

December

December in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in East London, 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 East London
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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