Best Time To Visit Pietermaritzburg

Best Time To Go To Pietermaritzburg

In such a vast country, although the seasons remain the same, the weather conditions differ. Therefore it becomes necessary that you carry out a good amount of research and be a discerning traveller. Best time to visit Pietermaritzburg is from March through August.

  • Spring: September through November is quite colorful here. Evenings are pleasant although it gets quite hot during the day. A good time to visit.
  • Summer: December through February. Temperature in Pietermaritzburg tend to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius and it gets quite difficult to get around. Evenings and night are quite pleasant as compared to the day.
  • Autumn: March through May. Weather in Pietermaritzburg is agreeable for the most part, neither hot nor cold. Although the shortest in terms of duration, it makes for the best time to visit and ideal to explore the attractions.
  • Winter: June through August. The best time to visit Pietermaritzburg with the temperature just right for the visitors to enjoy their vacation here. Also an ideal time to go explore the City and its scenic surroundings.

Climate in Pietermaritzburg

Know weather for your travel dates:

17-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 17 Jan

38oC

16oC

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:0.59 m/s

Humidity:62%

Precipitation:0.04%

  • Thu 18 Jan
    37oC | 17oC

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Fri 19 Jan
    37oC | 17oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 20 Jan
    32oC | 19oC

    Mostly cloudy in the morning.

  • Sun 21 Jan
    32oC | 19oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    34oC | 18oC

    Light rain in the evening.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    34oC | 20oC

    Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Month wise Weather in Pietermaritzburg

Average Temperature in Pietermaritzburg by month

  • 40o
  • 30o
  • 20o
  • 10o 0o
Jan

Average temperature: 24oC

Minimum temperature: 14oC

Maximum temperature: 35oC

Feb

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 18oC

Maximum temperature: 35oC

Mar

Average temperature: 24oC

Minimum temperature: 19oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Apr

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 15oC

Maximum temperature: 33oC

May

Average temperature: 19oC

Minimum temperature: 12oC

Maximum temperature: 27oC

Jun

Average temperature: 17oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 27oC

Jul

Average temperature: 16oC

Minimum temperature: 7oC

Maximum temperature: 25oC

Aug

Average temperature: 18oC

Minimum temperature: 9oC

Maximum temperature: 27oC

Sep

Average temperature: 14oC

Minimum temperature: 6oC

Maximum temperature: 22oC

Oct

Average temperature: 21oC

Minimum temperature: 14oC

Maximum temperature: 29oC

Nov

Average temperature: 23oC

Minimum temperature: 14oC

Maximum temperature: 33oC

Dec

Average temperature: 21oC

Minimum temperature: 14oC

Maximum temperature: 31oC

Highest temperature in Pietermaritzburg is recorded as 35oC in January and February.

Lowest temperature in Pietermaritzburg is recorded as 6oC in September.

Average Humidity in Pietermaritzburg by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Feb

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Mar

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Apr

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 72%

May

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Jun

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 63%

Jul

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 69%

Aug

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Sep

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 69%

Oct

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Nov

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Dec

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Most humid month in Pietermaritzburg are March and October.

Least humid month in Pietermaritzburg is June.

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