When is the best time to go to Port Elizabeth, South Africa?

Climate diagram

Climate diagram for Port Elizabeth in South AfricaThe climate diagram for Port Elizabeth 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°C051015202530mm0510152025303540455055
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Days with full cloud cover
Days with rain
Days with frost
Relative humidity 75.5 % 78.1 % 79 % 77.8 % 73.7 % 70.8 % 71.3 % 73.3 % 75.2 % 76.4 % 76.5 % 75.4 %
Sea surface temperature 23 °C 23.5 °C 23.2 °C 22.7 °C 22.1 °C 20.9 °C 20.1 °C 19.6 °C 19.5 °C 20 °C 21 °C 22.1 °C
Windspeed 5.5 m/s 5.2 m/s 4.5 m/s 4 m/s 3.6 m/s 3.6 m/s 3.9 m/s 4.4 m/s 4.9 m/s 5.6 m/s 5.7 m/s 5.5 m/s

Summary for Port Elizabeth

When is the best time to visit Port Elizabeth?
  • The very best time to go is in May and from December to January
  • Still good is from April to July and from December to January
  • This is purely from a climate diagram point of view of course.
Temperature Analysis
  • Average temperatures range from 13.3 °C to 20.4 °C. The yearly temperature variation is 7.1 °C
  • Average daily temperature variation is 10.1 °C
  • There is no temperature stress from November to May.
  • There is low temperature stress the whole year.
  • Highest temperature stress is from June to October.
  • Clearest sky and the most sunshine is in July.
Precipitation Analysis
  • Monthly precipitation ranges from 33 mm to 53 mm. The yearly variation of precipitation is 20 mm.
  • There is low variation in rain during the year.
  • Most rain is in October, the least rain is in January and from May to July.
  • The average month has 2.3 days of rain.
  • There is a low variation in terms of days with rain per month per year.
  • Most days with rain are from October to November, the least are from May to July.