Country: South Africa
Latitude:29.7428 S
Longitude:29.5385 E
Nearby Cities:Pietermaritzburg, Richmond, Howick, Mpophomeni, Kokstad, Mooi River

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Current Location - - 0.84
± 0.27
1.00
± 0.19
1.29
± 0.34
0.54
± 0.83
Lesotho - - 0.83
± 0.29
0.98
± 0.17
1.17
± 0.38
0.49
± 0.84
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
± 1.41 ± 0.59 ± 0.31 ± 0.23 ± 0.13

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.48 0.80 0.93 0.96 0.98

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 1.31 ± 1.29 ± 1.23 ± 1.47 ± 1.28 ± 1.24
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 1.29 ± 1.42 ± 1.48 ± 1.39 ± 1.21 ± 1.34

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature