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

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

When to go to Welkom, South Africa

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

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

January

January is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Welkom is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Welkom in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Welkom is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Welkom is mild and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Welkom is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Welkom is warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Welkom in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Welkom is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Welkom is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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