Table Mountain National Park, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Table Mountain National Park, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Table Mountain National Park, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Table Mountain National Park, South Africa by month

January

If you are traveling to Table Mountain National Park in January, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Table Mountain National Park during February, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Table Mountain National Park during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Table Mountain National Park is balmy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Table Mountain National Park is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Table Mountain National Park is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and occasionally 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 Table Mountain National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Table Mountain National Park in July, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Table Mountain National Park is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. 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:

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

September

September in Table Mountain National Park is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Table Mountain National Park is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Table Mountain National Park in November, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Table Mountain National Park is a perfect temperature and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Table Mountain National Park, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Table Mountain National Park, 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 Table Mountain National Park

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