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

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

When to go to Hoedspruit, South Africa

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

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

January

January in Hoedspruit is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

February

Traveling to Hoedspruit in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

March in Hoedspruit can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

April

If you visit Hoedspruit during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

May

If you visit Hoedspruit during May, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain.

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:

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

June

If you are traveling to Hoedspruit in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Hoedspruit is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Hoedspruit is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Hoedspruit is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Hoedspruit is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

November

If you visit Hoedspruit during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

December

If you go to Hoedspruit in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

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

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

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