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

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

When to go to Paarl, South Africa

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

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

January

January in Paarl dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Paarl 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:

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

May

If you go to Paarl in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Paarl is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Paarl is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Paarl in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Paarl is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Paarl, 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 Paarl
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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