General information about Pietermaritzburg
CountrySouth Africa
Region KwaZulu-Natal 02
Region 2uMgungundlovu District Municipality DC22
Region 3The Msunduzi KZN225
Population750,845
Time ZoneAfrica/Johannesburg
Coordinates of Pietermaritzburg
Time ZoneAfrica/Johannesburg
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude-29.616790000
Longitude30.392780000
Elevation (STRM3)636 m.
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Pietermaritzburg

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C33333233353735353336333737
Average high°C22222224252424222018192022
Average temperature°C17181921222221191512131418
Average low°C81012141514131063359
Record low°C71012131515151086676
FogDays11110011111110
ThunderstormsDays24543231111128
Average precipitationMm.64801011171381161114725131333860
Relative humidity%68727677787978756862616371
Relative humidity morning%83848586868786858378788284
Relative humidity evening%74757676767575747067667073
Wind speedKm/h12131211109988881010
Day LengthHours12131415141413131111111213
Dew point°C11131517181817149557149
Growing degree-day°C20424827934436633134125516169811362815
Solar radiation, globalMj/m217181921202018161412131517
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Pietermaritzburg - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountryType
2 kmPietermaritzburg AirportPietermaritzburgM
41 kmVirginia AirportDurbanM
44 kmKing Shaka International AirportDurbanL
81 kmLadysmith AirportLadysmithM
86 kmMargate AirportMargateM
109 kmPrince Mangosuthu Buthelezi AirportUlundiM
119 kmRichards Bay AirportRichards BayM
123 kmHarrismith AirportHarrismithM
130 kmNewcastle AirportNewcastleM
147 kmPort St Johns AirportPort St JohnsM

Cities close to Pietermaritzburg

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   Month1-101-101-10
240 km South AfricaGautengJohannesburg2,026,469481 USD6.59.23.2
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36 km South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban3,120,282431 USD6.48.83.3
221 km South AfricaOrange Free StateBloemfontein463,064
661 km South AfricaWestern CapeRondebosch15,158
642 km South AfricaWestern CapeStellenbosch94,263
250 km South AfricaMpumalangaNelspruit110,159
297 km South AfricaEastern CapeGrahamstown91,548
356 km South AfricaEastern CapePort Elizabeth967,677424 USD