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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot summer month in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, with an average temperature varying between 28°C (82.4°F) and 18°C (64.4°F). The warmest months are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the summer, February, is also a moderately hot month in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average high of 28°C (82.4°F). The warmest months are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the autumn in Pietermaritzburg, is still a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 16°C (60.8°F) and an average high of 28°C (82.4°F). The warmest months are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F). In March, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, the rain falls for 15 days. Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, like March, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, is a moderately hot autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between max 26°C (78.8°F) and min 12°C (53.6°F). In April, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in March - a still moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn in Pietermaritzburg, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 24°C (75.2°F) and min 7°C (44.6°F). In Pietermaritzburg, the average high-temperature in May is practically the same as in April - a still warm 24°C (75.2°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the winter in Pietermaritzburg, is also an agreeable month, with an average temperature varying between 3°C (37.4°F) and 22°C (71.6°F). The coldest month is June, with an average high-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 3°C (37.4°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July is a warm winter month in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, with an average temperature varying between 3°C (37.4°F) and 23°C (73.4°F). In Pietermaritzburg, the average high-temperature in July is practically the same as in June - a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter in Pietermaritzburg, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 24°C (75.2°F) and an average low of 6°C (42.8°F). In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 24°C (75.2°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the spring, September, is still a warm month in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, with an average temperature fluctuating between 25°C (77°F) and 10°C (50°F). In September, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in August - a still warm 25°C (77°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, is a moderately hot spring month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 25°C (77°F) and 13°C (55.4°F). In Pietermaritzburg, the average high-temperature in October remains equal as in September - a still moderately hot 25°C (77°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the spring in Pietermaritzburg, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 26°C (78.8°F) and 15°C (59°F). In November, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in October - a still warm 26°C (78.8°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the summer in Pietermaritzburg, is still a warm month, with an average temperature varying between 16°C (60.8°F) and 28°C (82.4°F). The warmest months are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F). In Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, during December, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 108mm (4.25") of precipitation. Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Pietermaritzburg?

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are warmest months in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

What is the wettest month in Pietermaritzburg?

The month with the most rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 22 days and typically aggregates up to 155mm (6.1") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Pietermaritzburg?

In Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123 days and collects up to 832mm (32.76") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Pietermaritzburg?

The months with the least sunshine in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, are January through May, September through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Pietermaritzburg?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Pietermaritzburg.

What is the coldest month in Pietermaritzburg?

The coldest month in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, is June, with an average high-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 3°C (37.4°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Pietermaritzburg?

The month with the shortest days in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, is June, with an average of 10h and 17min of daylight.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Pietermaritzburg?

June through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Pietermaritzburg?

The months with the lowest UV index in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the driest month in Pietermaritzburg?

The month with the least rainfall in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, is July, when the rain falls for 1 days and typically collects 2mm (0.08") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Pietermaritzburg?

December has the longest days of the year in Pietermaritzburg, with an average of 14h and 1min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Pietermaritzburg?

Pietermaritzburg does not utilize Daylight Saving Time (DST). SAST timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average temperature
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Average temperature - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and December (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (22°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (18°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (3°C).

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Average rainfall
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Average rainfall - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (155mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (2mm).

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Average rainfall days
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Average rainfall days - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (22 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 17min).

The months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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Average UV index
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Average UV index - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).

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