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

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

When to go to Tzaneen, South Africa

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

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

January

January is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Tzaneen in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

July

If you are traveling to Tzaneen in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

August

If you go to Tzaneen in August, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Tzaneen in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Tzaneen is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Tzaneen is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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