When is the best time to go to Port Elizabeth (South Africa)?

When is the best time to go to Port Elizabeth (South Africa)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The weather is good all year round in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April and December
  • The rainiest months are February, March, July and October
  • The best months for swimming are January, February, March and December


Annual weather in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

For full information about the climate and weather in Port Elizabeth (South Africa) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 72°F/79°F
2.3in
February 72°F/79°F
2.7in
March 70°F/79°F
2.8in
April 67°F/76°F
2.2in
May 63°F/74°F
1.7in
June 59°F/70°F
2.2in
July 59°F/70°F
2.8in
August 59°F/70°F
2.2in
September 63°F/70°F
2.1in
October 65°F/72°F
3in
November 67°F/74°F
2in
December 70°F/76°F
2.2in


Weather and climate in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

Port Elizabeth (South Africa) enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Port Elizabeth (South Africa) is 74°F (ranging from 70°F in july to 79°F in february). Annual rainfall is 28.2in, with a minimum of 1.7in in may and a maximum of 3in in october.
  • From january to december the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 76°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Port Elizabeth (South Africa): the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

Find out when Port Elizabeth (South Africa) has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

  • Very low season in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: February, May, June and July.
  • Low season in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, March, August, September, October and November.
  • Peek season in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
    The largest number of tourists visiting Port Elizabeth (South Africa) is during: April and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Port Elizabeth (South Africa) month by month


Best time for low prices in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

Average prices of hotels in Port Elizabeth (South Africa) month by month

Generally, August is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Port Elizabeth (South Africa). So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, December is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

On average, it costs $ 73 per day to hire a car in Port Elizabeth (South Africa). This price varies by $ 79 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 27 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in february is $ 106.

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