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

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Traveling to Karoo, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Karoo, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Karoo, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Karoo, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you vacation in Karoo during January, you are likely to notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February for Karoo can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

March for Karoo is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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April

April in Karoo is warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Karoo during May, you may find that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you are traveling to Karoo in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you vacation in Karoo during July, you might find that it is chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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August

August for Karoo is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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September

September in Karoo is mild and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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October

If you go to Karoo in October, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

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

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December

If you vacation in Karoo during December, you are likely to notice that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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