Port Elizabeth weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Port Elizabeth

The best time to visit in Port Elizabeth in South Africa is from January until June and August until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Port Elizabeth is 25°C in January and the lowest is 19°C in July. The water temperature is between 20°C and 24°C.

Port Elizabeth has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Port Elizabeth or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Port Elizabeth by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 25 25 25 23 22 20 19 20 20 21 22 23
Water temp. (°C) 24 23 24 24 22 21 21 20 21 21 22 23
Precipitation (mm) 21 27 30 21 14 26 27 21 21 30 23 23

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14 day weather forecast Port Elizabeth

The weather for in Port Elizabeth will be 19° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
14°
17° 0.1 mm 10% 6 m/s 3
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
13°
17° 2.3 mm 70% 6 m/s 5
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
14°
17° 4.2 mm 80% 8 m/s 3
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
15°
17° 2.7 mm 45% 6 m/s 8
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
17° 3.9 mm 80% 9 m/s 7
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
10°
17° 9.4 mm 90% 8 m/s 7
Monday 4 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
17° 4.2 mm 80% 5 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 5 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
11°
17° 0.9 mm 45% 3 m/s 6
Wednesday 6 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
10°
17° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 8
Thursday 7 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
17° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8
Friday 8 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
15°
17° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 1
Saturday 9 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
15°
17° 0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 3
Sunday 10 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
17°
17° 0.1 mm 20% 6 m/s 3
Monday 11 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
17°
17° 0.2 mm 15% 8 m/s 1

Climate Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Port Elizabeth is 22° degrees and there is about 284 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 198 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Port Elizabeth

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 25 25 25 23 22 20 19 20 20 21 22 23
Night temp. (°C) 19 20 19 17 16 14 13 14 14 16 16 18
Water temp. (°C) 24 23 24 24 22 21 21 20 21 21 22 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 21 27 30 21 14 26 27 21 21 30 23 23
Days with rain 14 14 12 10 8 8 10 9 9 13 11 15
Dry days 17 14 19 20 23 22 21 22 21 18 19 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 8 7 7 7 6 7 9 10 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 3
UV-index 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6

Port Elizabeth weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Port Elizabeth? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Port Elizabeth?

Port Elizabeth is located in South Africa. It lies in a straight line at 13,114 km from New York.

The coordinates of Port Elizabeth are:

  • Latitude: -33.917988
  • Longitude: 25.570066

The GPS coordinates are 33° 55' S, 25° 34' E

How long is the flight to Port Elizabeth?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Port Elizabeth is approximately 21 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Port Elizabeth?

These are the airports closests to Port Elizabeth:

How many inhabitants are there in Port Elizabeth?

Port Elizabeth has approximately 1,021,000 inhabitants.

How big is Port Elizabeth?

The area of Port Elizabeth is around 1,265 km².

What is the currency of Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth the South African rand (ZAR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 September 2021

  • 1 South African rand = 15.42 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.065 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 154.23 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.65 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,542.31 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 6.48 South African rand

What is the area code of Port Elizabeth?

The area code to call Port Elizabeth is +27.