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 27.5 27.3 28.1 28.6 29.4 29.3 29.1 29.3 29.4 29.2 28.6 27.8
°F 81.4 81.1 82.5 83.5 85 84.7 84.4 84.8 85 84.5 83.6 82.1

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 126 94 102 107 145 228 298 278 268 309 271 182
inches 5 3.7 4 4.2 5.7 9 11.7 11 10.5 12.1 10.7 7.1
Rainy days 16 11 12 10 14 18 21 20 21 18 20 18

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 8.8 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.6 7.8 8.1 8.5 7.8 7.8 8 8.2

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 20.8 20.8 21.4 22 23.1 23.4 23.1 23.1 23 22.8 22.4 21.6
Max °C 27.6 27.4 28.2 28.8 29.6 29.4 29.3 29.5 29.6 29.4 28.8 28
Min °F 69.4 69.4 70.5 71.6 73.6 74.1 73.6 73.6 73.4 73 72.3 70.9
Max °F 75.6 75.4 76.6 77.7 79.4 79.5 79.2 79.3 79.3 78.9 78.1 76.6

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 27.1 26.8 26.8 27.3 27.8 28 28.2 28.7 29.1 28.9 28.5 27.8
°F 80.8 80.2 80.3 81.1 82 82.5 82.7 83.7 84.4 84.1 83.3 82

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 14 16 16 15 16 17 16 13 11 10 12 13
mph 9 10 10 9 10 11 10 8 7 7 7 8

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
82% 80% 72% 78% 80% 82% 83% 83% 84% 86% 86% 83%

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Port Elizabeth weather stats

Port Elizabeth weather statistics
Hottest month: June 29.3°C 84.7°F
Driest month: February 94mm 3.7ins
Sunniest month: January 8.8hrs
Coldest month: February 27.3°C 81.1°F
Wettest month: October 309mm 12.2ins
Warmest sea: September 29.1°C 84.4°F
Map showing location of Port Elizabeth (13.01667, -61.23333)

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