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

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

When to go to Hout Bay, South Africa

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

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

January

January for Hout Bay is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Hout Bay in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Hout Bay in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Hout Bay in July, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Hout Bay in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Hout Bay is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hout Bay, 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 Hout Bay

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