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

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

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.

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

January

January in Phalaborwa can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

February in Phalaborwa is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

March

Traveling to Phalaborwa in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

April

If you are traveling to Phalaborwa in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Phalaborwa in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

September

If you go to Phalaborwa in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

October

October here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, M and N
  • A SIM card that works in Phalaborwa

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