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

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Traveling to Knysna, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Knysna, we've got 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 Knysna, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Knysna, South Africa

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Knysna, South Africa

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Knysna.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Knysna.

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

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    January

    If you visit Knysna during January, you may see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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    February

    If you vacation in Knysna during February, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    March

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

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    April

    If you vacation in Knysna during April, you may notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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    May

    If you vacation in Knysna during May, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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    June

    If you vacation in Knysna during June, you will probably find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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    July

    July in Knysna is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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    August

    August in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    September

    Traveling to Knysna in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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    October

    October here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    November

    If you go to Knysna in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    December

    If you are traveling to Knysna in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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