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

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Traveling to Swellendam, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Swellendam, this is 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 Swellendam, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Swellendam, South Africa

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Swellendam, South Africa

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

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

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January

If you go to Swellendam in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

February here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March for Swellendam is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Swellendam in April, you will notice that it is mild. 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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May

May here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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June

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

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July

Traveling to Swellendam in July, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

September in Swellendam is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you go to Swellendam in October, 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 (high 10s C).

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November

If you go to Swellendam in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Swellendam in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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