Kgalagadi
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Kgalagadi

The best time to visit the region in Kgalagadi in Botswana is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Kgalagadi is 35°C in December and the lowest is 21°C in June.

Kgalagadi has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Kgalagadi or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Kgalagadi by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 34 33 32 28 25 21 21 25 30 32 33 35
Precipitation (mm) 22 30 14 10 3 3 2 1 4 12 13 22



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14 day weather forecast Kgalagadi

The weather for Kgalagadi will be around 33° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
29 january
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36°C
23°C
1.8 mm
40%
6 Bft
ONO
2
Sunday
30 january
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30°C
22°C
4.1 mm
60%
6 Bft
NO
2
Monday
31 january
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31°C
23°C
0.3 mm
10%
6 Bft
O
1
Tuesday
1 february
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34°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
ZZW
1
Wednesday
2 february
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35°C
23°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
ZZW
3
Thursday
3 february
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36°C
21°C
7.8 mm
70%
6 Bft
ZW
3
Friday
4 february
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29°C
21°C
1.3 mm
30%
5 Bft
ZZW
3
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
5 february
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31°C
21°C
0.1 mm
20%
5 Bft
ZZW
3
Sunday
6 february
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32°C
20°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
ZZW
3
Monday
7 february
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35°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
Z
3
Tuesday
8 february
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37°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
W
3
Wednesday
9 february
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36°C
24°C
0.1 mm
20%
6 Bft
ONO
3
Thursday
10 february
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36°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
NO
3
Friday
11 february
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35°C
22°C
1.3 mm
30%
6 Bft
Z
3

Climate Kgalagadi

The region Kgalagadi has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Kgalagadi is 29° degrees and there is about 136 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 298 days a year with an average humidity of 31% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Kgalagadi

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 34 33 32 28 25 21 21 25 30 32 33 35
Night temp. (°C) 25 24 22 18 15 10 10 12 15 19 21 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 22 30 14 10 3 3 2 1 4 12 13 22
Days with rain 7 9 8 6 2 1 2 1 2 4 3 7
Dry days 24 19 23 24 29 29 29 30 28 27 27 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 11 10 10 10 7 7 8 10 10 11 12 12
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 6 6 7 7 8

Kgalagadi weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Kgalagadi? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Kgalagadi?

The region Kgalagadi is located in Botswana. It lies in a straight line at 957 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Kgalagadi are:

  • Latitude: -26.05
  • Longitude: 22.45

The GPS coordinates are 26° 3' S, 22° 27' E

How long is the flight to Kgalagadi?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Kgalagadi is approximately 3 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Kgalagadi?

These are the largest airports in Kgalagadi:

  • Kimberley Airport — Kimberley
  • Pierre Van Ryneveld Airport — Upington
  • Sir Seretse Khama International Airport — Gaborone

What is the currency of Kgalagadi?

In Kgalagadi the Botswana pula (BWP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 29 January 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.72 Botswana pula
  • 1 Botswana pula = 1.39 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 71.97 Botswana pula
  • 100 Botswana pula = 139.01 South African rand

What is the area code of Kgalagadi?

The area code to call Kgalagadi is +267.