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

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

When to go to Taung, South Africa

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

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

January

Traveling to Taung in January, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Taung during February, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Taung in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Taung is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Taung is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat

July

If you visit Taung during July, you are likely to find that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

August

If you vacation in Taung during August, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

September

September in this region is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Taung in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Taung is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Taung, 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 Taung

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