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

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

When to go to Mpumalanga, South Africa

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Mpumalanga 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 high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Mpumalanga in March, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

May

May for Mpumalanga dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Mpumalanga in July, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Mpumalanga in August, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Mpumalanga in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear

October

October is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

November

Traveling to Mpumalanga in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Mpumalanga in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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