Kruger in late, late October?

Jul 20th, 2009, 11:08 AM
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Kruger in late, late October?

I'm having a hard time finding info on if Kruger in last week of October is good or too rainy. Any advice?
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Jul 20th, 2009, 01:16 PM
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Have you tried the Kruger forum, sponsored by Kruger?
http://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewf...76087e6a40dcea

regards - tom
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Jul 20th, 2009, 01:22 PM
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October should be fine weather wise but nothing is guaranteed anymore!
Sunny days but chilly nights because it's still spring.

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Jul 20th, 2009, 01:32 PM
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Also, there is an excellent guide book for Kruger that you should have if driving there. Title "Kruger national Park" published by Globetrotter, ISBN1-84537-522-X, $10 from amazon.com, it also includes a large great map of Kruger.

Page 8 has a chart of rain fall, for Oct it is 1 inch. And says- "A distinct wet season exists, usually beginning in October and continuing through to April. But, even during this period, it is unusual to have more than four or five rainy days per month." Sounds fine to me, I'd do it. In fact, will be there in Sept, first seven days of Sept.

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Jul 21st, 2009, 01:09 AM
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Hi. Was there last October. Cool early mornings and after sun goes down (especially when on back of safari vehicle - take a warm jumper, but blankets also normally provided) and we were unlucky with some rain. But once the sun is up it's never going to be too cold.
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