Polokwane monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Polokwane

Polokwane average temperature chart (Celsius) Polokwane average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Polokwane (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 27.6 27.1 26.1 23.9 21.9 19.1 19.4 21.6 24.7 25.6 26 26.9
°F 81.7 80.8 79 75 71.3 66.5 66.9 70.9 76.5 78.1 78.9 80.4

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Polokwane monthly rainfall chart (mm) Polokwane monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Polokwane (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 91 72 59 35 12 7 3 5 16 44 88 97
inches 3.6 2.8 2.3 1.4 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.6 1.7 3.4 3.8
Rainy days 10 8 8 6 3 1 1 1 2 7 11 11

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Polokwane

Polokwane average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Polokwane
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 8.7 8.4 8.4 8.4 9.5 9.5 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.1 8.4 8.7

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Polokwane average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Polokwane average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Polokwane (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 16.8 16.5 15 12 7.8 4.7 4.5 6.8 10.4 13.1 14.9 16.1
Max °C 27.9 27.4 26.4 24.2 22.2 19.5 19.8 22 25.1 25.9 26.3 27.2
Min °F 62.2 61.6 59 53.6 46 40.5 40 44.2 50.6 55.6 58.8 60.9
Max °F 72.1 71.4 69.3 64.6 59 53.8 53.8 57.9 63.9 67.1 69.1 70.9

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Polokwane average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Polokwane average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Polokwane in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 25.2 25.6 25.3 24.4 23.1 21.9 21 20.8 21.1 22 23.1 24.4
°F 77.4 78 77.6 75.9 73.6 71.4 69.8 69.4 70 71.5 73.6 75.9

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Polokwane average winspeed by month (km/h) Polokwane average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Polokwane (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 8 7 7 6 6 6 7 8 10 10 9 8
mph 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 6 7 6 5

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Polokwane relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Polokwane
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
68% 69% 70% 68% 63% 60% 57% 54% 53% 59% 65% 68%

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Polokwane weather stats

Polokwane weather statistics
Hottest month: January 27.6°C 81.7°F
Driest month: July 3mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: July 9.8hrs
Coldest month: June 19.1°C 66.4°F
Wettest month: December 97mm 3.8ins
Warmest sea: February 25.6°C 78.1°F
Map showing location of Polokwane (-23.90448, 29.46885)

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