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

Climate diagram

Climate diagram for Potchefstroom in South AfricaThe climate diagram for Potchefstroom 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°C051015202530mm050100150
124 k
Population
1,335 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 60.7 % 63.3 % 63.5 % 63.1 % 57.1 % 54.9 % 51.6 % 45.7 % 44.5 % 50.1 % 55.2 % 57.2 %
Windspeed 2.8 m/s 2.5 m/s 2.3 m/s 2.2 m/s 2.1 m/s 2.2 m/s 2.2 m/s 2.8 m/s 3.3 m/s 3.5 m/s 3.5 m/s 3.2 m/s

Summary for Potchefstroom

When is the best time to visit Potchefstroom?
  • The very best time to go is in May, in July and in September
  • Still good is from April to September
  • This is purely from a climate diagram point of view of course.
Temperature Analysis
  • Average temperatures range from 9.5 °C to 22.2 °C. The yearly temperature variation is 12.7 °C
  • Average daily temperature variation is 15.5 °C
  • There is no temperature stress from September to May.
  • There is low temperature stress the whole year.
  • Highest temperature stress is from June to August.
  • Clearest sky and the most sunshine is from July to August.
Precipitation Analysis
  • Monthly precipitation ranges from 3 mm to 123 mm. The yearly variation of precipitation is 120 mm.
  • There is a wet season and a dry season.
  • Most rain is in January, the least rain is from May to September.
  • The average month has 2.2 days of rain.
  • There is a high variation in terms of days with rain per month per year.
  • Most days with rain are from December to January, the least are from May to August.