The climate in Port Elizabeth during August can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.
August is in the winter in Port Elizabeth and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||20.4°C 68.7°F|
|Nightly temperature||9°C 48.2°F|
|Average temperature||14.7°C 58.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||58 mm 2.3 ins|
|Rainy days||9 days|
|Sea temperature||19.4°C 67°F|
|Windspeed||15.8kph 10 mph|
On average August is the wettest month of the year in Port Elizabeth with around 58mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Port Elizabeth in August 2023.
|Hottest month:||January||26°C 78.8°F|
|Driest month:||December||34mm 1.3ins|
|Coldest month:||July||20.1°C 68.2°F|
|Wettest month:||August||58mm 2.3ins|