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Best time to visit Atlantis, South Africa

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The best time to visit Atlantis is June-September

If you’re looking to travel to Atlantis for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Atlantis is June-September due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

The very hottest temperatures in Atlantis get to around 28℃ (82℉) in the height of summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 9℃ (47℉) at night.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Atlantis, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around December. June sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in February instead.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Atlantis below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

February

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

December

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Atlantis seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Atlantis as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Atlantis is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Average temperatures in Atlantis

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Atlantis for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Atlantis climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Atlantis for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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MAR
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Atlantis in January

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in January, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Atlantis in February

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 5 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Atlantis in March

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in March, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Atlantis in April

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Atlantis in May

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Atlantis in June

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 95mm (4") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Atlantis in July

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Atlantis in August

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Atlantis in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Atlantis in October

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Atlantis in November

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Atlantis in December

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Atlantis in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Atlantis is usually February, where temperatures tend to rise to around 26℃ (79℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Atlantis is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Atlantis is generally around June, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of June too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Atlantis, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in December are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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