Best Time To Visit Kruger National Park, South Africa

Best Time To Go To Kruger National Park

The best time to visit is from May through September when the temperature is ideal for the visitors to explore the Park and its scenic surroundings.

  • Wet Season (Summer): September through March is the summer here and not the best time to visit as the weather in Kruger is quite humid along with rainfall makes it difficult to get around. If you decide to visit around this time, protect against heat by travelling in air conditioned coaches.
  • Dry Season (Winter): This is the best time to visit Kruger National Park is in winter from May through September. Weather is just perfect to explore the outdoors and the experience the wilderness. Also a great time to spot wildlife with the new-borns. Although it is pleasant during the days, it tends to get chilly at night so make sure you pack your woollens.

Climate in Kruger National Park

Know weather for your travel dates:

25-Jun-2018
Today 25 Jun

81

56

Clear throughout the day.

Wind:0.17 m/s

Humidity:64%

Precipitation:0%

  • Tue 26 Jun
    77 | 55

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Wed 27 Jun
    78 | 54

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Thu 28 Jun
    77 | 57

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Fri 29 Jun
    78 | 57

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sat 30 Jun
    80 | 56

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sun 01 Jul
    77 | 56

    Clear throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Kruger National Park

Average Temperature in Kruger National Park by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Feb

Average temperature: 72℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Mar

Average temperature: 72℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Apr

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

May

Average temperature: 65℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Jun

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Jul

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Aug

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Sep

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Oct

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 99℉

Nov

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Dec

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 99℉

Highest temperature in Kruger National Park is recorded as 98.6℉ in October and December.

Lowest temperature in Kruger National Park is recorded as 32℉ in November.

Average Humidity in Kruger National Park by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Feb

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Mar

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Apr

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

May

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Jun

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 41%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Jul

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Aug

Average Humidity: 58%

Minimum Humidity: 28%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Sep

Average Humidity: 58%

Minimum Humidity: 28%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Oct

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Nov

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Dec

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Most humid month in Kruger National Park is February.

Least humid month in Kruger National Park is August.