General information about Grahamstown
Country South Africa
region Eastern Cape 05
region 2Cacadu District Municipality DC10
region 3Makana EC104
Population 91,548
Time Zone Africa/Johannesburg
Coordinates of Grahamstown
Time Zone Africa/Johannesburg
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude -33.304220000
Longitude 26.532760000
Elevation (STRM3) 551 m.
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Grahamstown

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Average high °C 19 20 21 23 24 23 23 22 21 20 20 19 21
Average temperature °C 16 16 18 20 21 20 20 18 17 15 15 15 18
Average low °C 12 13 14 16 17 17 16 14 12 10 10 10 13
Average precipitation Mm. 73 109 120 115 118 125 126 72 50 37 36 50 1031
Relative humidity % 66 70 71 70 71 72 73 70 64 60 58 60 67
Wind speed Km/h 16 18 17 17 17 16 14 13 13 13 14 15 15
Day Length Hours 12 13 14 15 15 14 13 12 11 10 11 11 13
Dew point °C 9 11 13 15 16 17 16 13 9 6 5 7 137
Growing degree-day °C 158 198 217 284 319 275 284 233 189 150 155 138 2600
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 18 20 22 24 23 21 18 15 12 11 12 15 18
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Grahamstown - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleregionCountrySize
52 kmBisho AirportBishoM
71 kmPort Elizabeth AirportPort ElizabethM
77 kmBen Schoeman AirportEast LondonM
98 kmQueenstown AirportQueenstownM
174 kmK. D. Matanzima AirportMthathaM
192 kmPlettenberg Bay AirportPlettenberg BayM
210 kmPort St Johns AirportPort St JohnsM
244 kmGeorge AirportGeorgeL
251 kmOudtshoorn AirportOudtshoornM
272 kmMoshoeshoe I International AirportMaseruM

Cities close to Grahamstown

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CountryregionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
433 km South AfricaGautengJohannesburg2,026,469481 USD6.59.23.2
462 km South AfricaGautengPretoria1,619,438471 USD6.19.53.2
407 km South AfricaWestern CapeCape Town3,433,441500 USD7.29.84.2
309 km South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban3,120,282431 USD6.48.83.3
404 km South AfricaWestern CapeRondebosch15,158
252 km South AfricaOrange Free StateBloemfontein463,064
524 km South AfricaMpumalangaNelspruit110,159
61 km South AfricaEastern CapePort Elizabeth967,677424 USD
0 km South AfricaEastern CapeGrahamstown91,548
385 km South AfricaWestern CapeStellenbosch94,263