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

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

When to go to Sunshine Coast, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Sunshine Coast, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

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

January

If you visit Sunshine Coast during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts

February

If you vacation in Sunshine Coast during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

March

March in Sunshine Coast is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

April

If you go to Sunshine Coast in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

If you go to Sunshine Coast in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

June

If you visit Sunshine Coast during June, you are likely to find that it is mild. 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).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

July

July in Sunshine Coast is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Sunshine Coast is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Sunshine Coast is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Sunshine Coast, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

October

Traveling to Sunshine Coast in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

Traveling to Sunshine Coast in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

December

Traveling to Sunshine Coast in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sunshine Coast, 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 Sunshine Coast

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