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

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Traveling to Somerset West, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Somerset West, 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 Somerset West, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Somerset West, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Somerset West, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Somerset West in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

If you go to Somerset West in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

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

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April

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

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May

May in Somerset West is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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June

Traveling to Somerset West in June, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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July

If you are traveling to Somerset West in July, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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August

Traveling to Somerset West in August, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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September

Traveling to Somerset West in September, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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October

October is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

Traveling to Somerset West in November, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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December

If you go to Somerset West in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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