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

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Traveling to Phalaborwa, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Phalaborwa, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Phalaborwa, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Phalaborwa, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Phalaborwa in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you go to Phalaborwa in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

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

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May

May in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

June in Phalaborwa very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

July here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

August for Phalaborwa very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

September in Phalaborwa dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

If you are traveling to Phalaborwa in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November for Phalaborwa is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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Activities for Phalaborwa, South Africa

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

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