General information about Pietermaritzburg
Country South Africa
Region KwaZulu-Natal 02
Region 2uMgungundlovu District Municipality DC22
Region 3The Msunduzi KZN225
Population 750,845
Time Zone Africa/Johannesburg
Coordinates of Pietermaritzburg
Time Zone Africa/Johannesburg
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude -29.616790000
Longitude 30.392780000
Elevation (STRM3) 636 m.
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Pietermaritzburg

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 33 33 32 33 35 37 35 35 33 36 33 37 37
Average high °C 22 22 22 24 25 24 24 22 20 18 19 20 22
Average temperature °C 17 18 19 21 22 22 21 19 15 12 13 14 18
Average low °C 8 10 12 14 15 14 13 10 6 3 3 5 9
Record low °C 7 10 12 13 15 15 15 10 8 6 6 7 6
Fog Days 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
Thunderstorms Days 2 4 5 4 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 28
Average precipitation Mm. 64 80 101 117 138 116 111 47 25 13 13 33 860
Relative humidity % 68 72 76 77 78 79 78 75 68 62 61 63 71
Relative humidity morning % 83 84 85 86 86 87 86 85 83 78 78 82 84
Relative humidity evening % 74 75 76 76 76 75 75 74 70 67 66 70 73
Wind speed Km/h 12 13 12 11 10 9 9 8 8 8 8 10 10
Day Length Hours 12 13 14 15 14 14 13 13 11 11 11 12 13
Dew point °C 11 13 15 17 18 18 17 14 9 5 5 7 149
Growing degree-day °C 204 248 279 344 366 331 341 255 161 69 81 136 2815
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 17 18 19 21 20 20 18 16 14 12 13 15 17
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Pietermaritzburg - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
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
260 km South AfricaGautengPretoria1,619,438471 USD6.19.53.2
662 km South AfricaWestern CapeCape Town3,433,441500 USD7.29.84.2
36 km South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban3,120,282431 USD6.48.83.3
661 km South AfricaWestern CapeRondebosch15,158
221 km South AfricaOrange Free StateBloemfontein463,064
250 km South AfricaMpumalangaNelspruit110,159
356 km South AfricaEastern CapePort Elizabeth967,677424 USD
297 km South AfricaEastern CapeGrahamstown91,548
642 km South AfricaWestern CapeStellenbosch94,263