Port Elizabeth climate guide

Temperature in Port Elizabeth (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Port Elizabeth26
26°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Port Elizabeth26
26°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Port Elizabeth26
24°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Port Elizabeth24
22°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Port Elizabeth22
21°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Port Elizabeth21
20°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Port Elizabeth20
20°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Port Elizabeth20
21°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Port Elizabeth21
22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Port Elizabeth22
23°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Port Elizabeth23
25°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Port Elizabeth25
Min temperature (night-time)
18°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Port Elizabeth18
18°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Port Elizabeth18
17°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Port Elizabeth17
14°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Port Elizabeth14
11°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Port Elizabeth11
8°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Port Elizabeth8
8°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Port Elizabeth8
9°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Port Elizabeth9
11°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Port Elizabeth11
13°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Port Elizabeth13
14°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Port Elizabeth14
16°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Port Elizabeth16
Sea temperature
22°C sea temperature in January in Port Elizabeth22
22°C sea temperature in February in Port Elizabeth22
22°C sea temperature in March in Port Elizabeth22
21°C sea temperature in April in Port Elizabeth21
20°C sea temperature in May in Port Elizabeth20
18°C sea temperature in June in Port Elizabeth18
18°C sea temperature in July in Port Elizabeth18
17°C sea temperature in August in Port Elizabeth17
17°C sea temperature in September in Port Elizabeth17
18°C sea temperature in October in Port Elizabeth18
19°C sea temperature in November in Port Elizabeth19
20°C sea temperature in December in Port Elizabeth20

Sunshine & Daylight in Port Elizabeth

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
9 hours of sunshine per day (61% of daylight hours) in January in Port Elizabeth9
8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in February in Port Elizabeth8
7 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in March in Port Elizabeth7
7 hours of sunshine per day (64% of daylight hours) in April in Port Elizabeth7
7 hours of sunshine per day (67% of daylight hours) in May in Port Elizabeth7
7 hours of sunshine per day (66% of daylight hours) in June in Port Elizabeth7
7 hours of sunshine per day (70% of daylight hours) in July in Port Elizabeth7
7 hours of sunshine per day (67% of daylight hours) in August in Port Elizabeth7
7 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in September in Port Elizabeth7
8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in October in Port Elizabeth8
8 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in November in Port Elizabeth8
9 hours of sunshine per day (63% of daylight hours) in December in Port Elizabeth9
Daily hours of daylight
14 hours of daylight per day in January in Port Elizabeth14
13 hours of daylight per day in February in Port Elizabeth13
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Port Elizabeth12
11 hours of daylight per day in April in Port Elizabeth11
10 hours of daylight per day in May in Port Elizabeth10
10 hours of daylight per day in June in Port Elizabeth10
10 hours of daylight per day in July in Port Elizabeth10
11 hours of daylight per day in August in Port Elizabeth11
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Port Elizabeth12
13 hours of daylight per day in October in Port Elizabeth13
14 hours of daylight per day in November in Port Elizabeth14
14 hours of daylight per day in December in Port Elizabeth14

Rainfall in Port Elizabeth

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
8 days with some rainfall in January in Port Elizabeth8
8 days with some rainfall in February in Port Elizabeth8
10 days with some rainfall in March in Port Elizabeth10
8 days with some rainfall in April in Port Elizabeth8
8 days with some rainfall in May in Port Elizabeth8
7 days with some rainfall in June in Port Elizabeth7
7 days with some rainfall in July in Port Elizabeth7
9 days with some rainfall in August in Port Elizabeth9
8 days with some rainfall in September in Port Elizabeth8
11 days with some rainfall in October in Port Elizabeth11
10 days with some rainfall in November in Port Elizabeth10
8 days with some rainfall in December in Port Elizabeth8
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
35 mm monthly rainfall in January in Port Elizabeth35
39 mm monthly rainfall in February in Port Elizabeth39
50 mm monthly rainfall in March in Port Elizabeth50
52 mm monthly rainfall in April in Port Elizabeth52
51 mm monthly rainfall in May in Port Elizabeth51
49 mm monthly rainfall in June in Port Elizabeth49
42 mm monthly rainfall in July in Port Elizabeth42
58 mm monthly rainfall in August in Port Elizabeth58
54 mm monthly rainfall in September in Port Elizabeth54
55 mm monthly rainfall in October in Port Elizabeth55
49 mm monthly rainfall in November in Port Elizabeth49
34 mm monthly rainfall in December in Port Elizabeth34

More climate for Port Elizabeth

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Port Elizabeth11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in February in Port Elizabeth11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in March in Port Elizabeth9
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in April in Port Elizabeth6
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in May in Port Elizabeth4
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in June in Port Elizabeth3
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in July in Port Elizabeth3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in August in Port Elizabeth4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in September in Port Elizabeth6
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in October in Port Elizabeth8
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in November in Port Elizabeth11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Port Elizabeth11
Heat & Humidity
Low heat & humidity in January in Port ElizabethL
Low heat & humidity in February in Port ElizabethL
Low heat & humidity in March in Port ElizabethL
No heat & humidity in April in Port Elizabeth0
No heat & humidity in May in Port Elizabeth0
No heat & humidity in June in Port Elizabeth0
No heat & humidity in July in Port Elizabeth0
No heat & humidity in August in Port Elizabeth0
No heat & humidity in September in Port Elizabeth0
No heat & humidity in October in Port Elizabeth0
No heat & humidity in November in Port Elizabeth0
No heat & humidity in December in Port Elizabeth0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Port Elizabeth, South Africa shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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