Climate in Pietermaritzburg: when to go

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Annual average climate in Pietermaritzburg

Here below, the main values ​​of the climatic averages over the whole year in Pietermaritzburg:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 10°C
  • Average annual temperature: 18°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 25°C
  • Precipitation: 94 mm/month (with 23 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January 15 ° / 27 ° 137mm / 25 days
february 15 ° / 28 ° 91mm / 22 days
March 13 ° / 27 ° 94mm / 23 days
April 10 ° / 24 ° 87mm / 22 days
may 6 ° / 23 ° 37mm / 16 days
June 3 ° / 21 ° -
July 3 ° / 21 ° -
August 5 ° / 23 ° -
September 8 ° / 25 ° 87mm / 21 days
October 11 ° / 25 ° 94mm / 28 days
November 12 ° / 25 ° 113mm / 26 days
December 14 ° / 27 ° 103mm / 28 days

The weather stats were generated using information collected from the CEDARA weather station. It is located in South Africa, 14 km from Pietermaritzburg and is located at an altitude of 1071 meters.





The best time to go, and the one to avoid

To complete the table above, here is some information that should allow you to choose which is the best season to go, or the periods to avoid.

Which are the warmest months in Pietermaritzburg?

In Pietermaritzburg, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
february (with 28°C), January (with 27°C), December (with 27°C), …


What are the coldest months?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Pietermaritzburg are:
June (with 12°C), July (with 12°C), August (with 14°C), …

Which are the driest months in Pietermaritzburg?

In Pietermaritzburg, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
may (with 16 rainy days/month), September (with 21 rainy days/month), April (with 22 rainy days/month), …

What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in Pietermaritzburg are:
December (with 28 rainy days/month), October (with 28 rainy days/month), November (with 26 rainy days/month), …


What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

These cities near Pietermaritzburg can register more or less similar climatic normals:
Howick (22 km from Pietermaritzburg), Mpophomeni (21 km), …

Around Pietermaritzburg

You might also be interested in these cities:
Durban (67 km from Pietermaritzburg), Ballito (80 km), Port Shepstone (125 km), eSikhaleni (168 km), Harrismith (194 km), …

In South Africa

Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in South Africa:
Cape Town (1228 km from Pietermaritzburg), Durban (67 km), Johannesburg (444 km), Pretoria (482 km), Port Elizabeth (661 km), Tembisa (455 km), East London (to 445 km), Bloemfontein (409 km), Vryheid (209 km), Kimberley (555 km), …

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