When is the best time to go to Grahamstown, South Africa?

Climate diagram

Climate diagram for Grahamstown in South AfricaThe climate diagram for Grahamstown in South Africa contains temperature minimum and maxima for each month as well as average precipitation (rain). It was created using historical data from the last 30 years.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec°C051015202530mm01020304050607080
92 k
Population
551 m
Elevation

Statistics

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sunshine
Days with full cloud cover
Days with rain
Days with frost
Relative humidity 70.5 % 72.1 % 73.4 % 70.4 % 63.7 % 60.4 % 57.7 % 59.9 % 65.8 % 69.6 % 71.3 % 69.7 %
Sea surface temperature 23.4 °C 24 °C 23.7 °C 23.2 °C 22.6 °C 21.2 °C 20.4 °C 20 °C 19.9 °C 20.4 °C 21.4 °C 22.6 °C
Windspeed 4.7 m/s 4.4 m/s 3.8 m/s 3.5 m/s 3.5 m/s 3.6 m/s 3.9 m/s 4.2 m/s 4.4 m/s 4.9 m/s 4.8 m/s 4.7 m/s

Summary for Grahamstown

When is the best time to visit Grahamstown?
  • The very best time to go is from April to June
  • Still good is from April to July, in September and in December
  • This is purely from a climate diagram point of view of course.
Temperature Analysis
  • Average temperatures range from 14.4 °C to 22.8 °C. The yearly temperature variation is 8.3 °C
  • Average daily temperature variation is 12.2 °C
  • There is no temperature stress from September to June.
  • There is low temperature stress the whole year.
  • Highest temperature stress is from July to August.
  • Clearest sky and the most sunshine is in July.
Precipitation Analysis
  • Monthly precipitation ranges from 25 mm to 75 mm. The yearly variation of precipitation is 50 mm.
  • There is a wet season and a dry season.
  • Most rain is from October to November, the least rain is from May to June.
  • The average month has 2.1 days of rain.
  • There is a low variation in terms of days with rain per month per year.
  • Most days with rain are in January and from October to November, the least are from May to July.