Country: Botswana
Latitude:23.3087 S
Longitude:27.0874 E
Nearby Cities:Mahalapye, Palapye, Ellisras

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Current Location - - 0.84
± 0.25
0.91
± 0.20
1.28
± 0.38
-1.43
± 0.81
Botswana - - 0.85
± 0.30
0.90
± 0.29
1.38
± 0.29
-1.57
± 1.11
South Africa - - 0.84
± 0.26
0.93
± 0.18
1.23
± 0.37
0.38
± 0.82
Southern Africa - - 0.85
± 0.27
0.91
± 0.26
1.35
± 0.44
-0.36
± 1.16
Africa - - 0.83
± 0.20
0.92
± 0.12
1.99
± 0.21
2.49
± 0.45
Southern Hemisphere - - 0.81
± 0.24
0.94
± 0.32
1.34
± 0.38
1.15
± 0.38
Global Land 0.43
± 0.18
0.79
± 0.13
0.91
± 0.08
1.11
± 0.03
2.16
± 0.11
2.78
± 0.13

Local Climate Variabiity

Difference from Global Land Average ( °C, 95% range )

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
± 1.68 ± 0.73 ± 0.37 ± 0.25 ± 0.13

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.43 0.72 0.90 0.95 0.98

Variability in Monthly Means ( °C, 95% range )

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 1.86 ± 1.80 ± 1.67 ± 1.61 ± 1.56 ± 1.42
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 1.47 ± 1.66 ± 1.59 ± 1.80 ± 1.64 ± 1.63

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature