Port Elizabeth monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

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

Port Elizabeth average temperature chart (Celsius) Port Elizabeth average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Port Elizabeth (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 26 26 25.2 23.6 22.1 20.6 20.1 20.1 20.7 21.5 23 24.9
°F 78.9 78.8 77.4 74.5 71.8 69.1 68.2 68.2 69.3 70.7 73.5 76.9

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.

Port Elizabeth monthly rainfall chart (mm) Port Elizabeth monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Port Elizabeth (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 36 39 50 52 51 49 42 58 54 55 49 34
inches 1.4 1.5 2 2.1 2 1.9 1.6 2.3 2.1 2.2 1.9 1.3
Rainy days 8 8 10 8 8 8 7 9 8 11 10 8

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Port Elizabeth
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 9.1 8.4 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.3 7.8 7.9 7.5 8 8.8 9.6

Day / night temperatures

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

Port Elizabeth average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Port Elizabeth average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Port Elizabeth (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 17.6 17.6 16.6 13.8 10.8 8.5 8 9 10.9 12.7 14.4 16.1
Max °C 26.3 26.2 25.5 23.9 22.4 20.9 20.4 20.4 21 21.7 23.3 25.2
Min °F 63.6 63.7 61.8 56.8 51.4 47.3 46.4 48.2 51.5 54.9 57.8 60.9
Max °F 71.4 71.4 69.8 65.8 61.9 58.5 57.6 58.5 60.6 63 65.8 69.1

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Port Elizabeth average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Port Elizabeth average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Port Elizabeth in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 23.1 23.5 23.3 22.5 21.7 20.6 19.8 19.4 19.5 19.9 20.9 22.1
°F 73.5 74.3 73.9 72.4 71.1 69.1 67.7 67 67.1 67.8 69.5 71.8

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Port Elizabeth average winspeed by month (km/h) Port Elizabeth average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Port Elizabeth (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 20 19 16 14 13 13 14 16 18 20 21 20
mph 12 12 10 9 8 8 9 10 11 13 13 12

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.

Port Elizabeth relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Port Elizabeth
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
76% 78% 79% 78% 74% 71% 71% 73% 75% 76% 77% 75%
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Port Elizabeth weather stats

Port Elizabeth weather statistics
Hottest month: January 26°C 78.8°F
Driest month: December 34mm 1.3ins
Sunniest month: July 7.8hrs
Coldest month: July 20.1°C 68.2°F
Wettest month: August 58mm 2.3ins
Warmest sea: February 23.5°C 74.3°F
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