King William's Town, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to King William's Town, South Africa? If you're planning to go to King William's Town, below is 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 King William's Town, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in King William's Town, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for King William's Town, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in King William's Town, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for King William's Town, South Africa by month

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January

Traveling to King William's Town in January, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

February is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in King William's Town is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in King William's Town is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you go to King William's Town in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

Traveling to King William's Town in June, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July in King William's Town dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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August

August for King William's Town is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you are traveling to King William's Town in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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October

If you go to King William's Town in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

Traveling to King William's Town in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

If you go to King William's Town in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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