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

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Traveling to Northern Cape, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Northern Cape, I have 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 Northern Cape, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Northern Cape, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Northern Cape, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Northern Cape is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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February

February in Northern Cape is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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March

March in Northern Cape can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April for Northern Cape is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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May

If you visit Northern Cape during May, you may notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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June

June here is crisp and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time.

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July

July in Northern Cape is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Northern Cape in August, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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September

If you visit Northern Cape during September, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October for Northern Cape is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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November

If you vacation in Northern Cape during November, you are likely to see that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

If you vacation in Northern Cape during December, you will probably notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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