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

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

When to go to West Coast, South Africa

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

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

January

If you are traveling to West Coast in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit West Coast during February, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in West Coast during March, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to West Coast in April, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in West Coast can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to West Coast in June, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in West Coast is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks

August

August in West Coast is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in West Coast is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in West Coast during October, you are likely to find that it is mild.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in West Coast is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in West Coast 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in West Coast, 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 West Coast

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