Country: South Africa
Latitude:26.5227 S
Longitude:26.8657 E
Nearby Cities:Klerksdorp, Westonaria, Orkney, Randfontein, Rustenburg, Potchefstroom

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Current Location - - 0.86
± 0.26
0.96
± 0.17
1.26
± 0.40
0.16
± 1.31
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
± 1.64 ± 0.68 ± 0.34 ± 0.24 ± 0.13

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.43 0.75 0.91 0.95 0.98

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 1.70 ± 1.62 ± 1.43 ± 1.66 ± 1.44 ± 1.43
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 1.51 ± 1.67 ± 1.74 ± 1.70 ± 1.52 ± 1.56

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature