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

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

When to go to Mahikeng, South Africa

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Mahikeng in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants

March

Traveling to Mahikeng in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

May in Mahikeng dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

June

Traveling to Mahikeng in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

July

If you go to Mahikeng in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

August very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

September

If you go to Mahikeng in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is warm. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

November

If you are traveling to Mahikeng in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

December

If you are traveling to Mahikeng in December, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

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

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

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