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Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Author Brian Snelson (exfordy). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution
Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Author Brian Snelson (exfordy)

Port Elizabeth climate: when to go to Port Elizabeth

The city of Port Elizabeth is located in the mixed climate zone between the Mediterranean climate and oceanic climate, this means that the climate of the city present cold but mild winters, and summers are hot but not too hot and humid as it happens in the northernmost areas of the east coast of South Africa.

Port Elizabeth has a sub-tropical climate with regular rainfall distributed throughout the year, the average annual rainfall is just over 600 mm. Port Elizabeth has a pleasant climate that allows the bath in the sea all year round, the city is known as the most sunny coastal city in South Africa.

The city has mild temperatures throughout the year, in winter the average minimum temperatures ranging between 9°C to 11°C, while the average maximum are stable on 20°C in summer average maximum temperatures vary between 25°C to 24°C, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 18°C and 16°C.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Author Flowcomm. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Author Flowcomm

The temperature of the sea in Port Elizabeth varies between 19 ° C in the winter months and 23 ° C in the summer months.

WHEN TO GO TO PORT ELIZABETH

Port Elizabeth has a mild climate that makes it a suitable destination all year round, the sea has temperatures ranging between 23 ° C in the summer (December to March) and 19 ° C during the winter months (June-August), this means that it is pleasant to swim in all year round, the city is among the sunniest towns on the coast of the Cape in South Africa.

PORT ELIZABETH CLIMATE TABLE

PORT ELIZABETH (15 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 18 25 36  9
February 18 25 40  9
March 17 25 54  10
April 14 23 58  9
May 12 22 59  9
June 9 20 62  8
July 9 20 47  8
August 10 20 64  10
September 11 20 62  9
October 13 21 59  11
November 15 22 49  11
December 16 24 34  9
YEAR 14 22 624  112
PORT ELIZABETH
Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 23
February 23
March 23
April 22
May 21
June 20
July 19
August 19
September 19
October 20
November 21
December 22
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