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

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

When to go to Ficksburg, South Africa

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

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

January

January in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

In February, Ficksburg is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Ficksburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

March

March in Ficksburg is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

April

If you visit Ficksburg during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Ficksburg is cool and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

June

June in Ficksburg is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters

July

Traveling to Ficksburg in July, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat

August

If you are traveling to Ficksburg in August, you will notice that it can be chilly and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Ficksburg is balmy and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

October

October in Ficksburg is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

November

In November, Ficksburg is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Ficksburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

In December, Ficksburg is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Ficksburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ficksburg, 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 Ficksburg

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