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

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Traveling to Mbombela, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Mbombela, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Mbombela, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Mbombela, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mbombela, 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 good kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Mbombela, South Africa

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

If you go to Lowveld National Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Mbombela.

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

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January

January here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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February

If you go to Mbombela in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

If you go to Mbombela in March, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

Traveling to Mbombela in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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June

June in Mbombela is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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July

July in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

August in Mbombela is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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September

September in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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October

Traveling to Mbombela in October, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

If you visit Mbombela during November, you will probably find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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December

December in Mbombela is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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