19 to 29°C
3515 hours
sunshine per day
352 mm
247 days
118 days
0 days

Climate of Pretoria

Pretoria has a semi-arid climate. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Pretoria is 25° degrees and there is about 353 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 215 days a year with an average humidity of 52% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 19°C and 29°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 6°C and 18°C
  • Rain: it rains 118 days and there is a total of approximately 352 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3515 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 19°C and 29°C
Warmest month: 29°C in January
Coldest month: 19°C in June
Night temperature: between 6°C and 18°C
Dry days: 247 days
Days with rain: 118 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 352 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3515 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Pretoria.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Pretoria.

Climate table of Pretoria

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Pretoria. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Pretoria might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 28 27 24 22 19 19 22 27 28 28 29
Night temp. (°C) 18 17 16 12 10 7 6 9 13 16 16 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 79 46 41 18 5 3 0 2 8 40 45 65
Days with rain 21 17 16 9 3 1 1 1 4 10 15 20
Dry days 10 11 15 21 28 29 30 30 26 21 15 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 12 12 10 8 7 7 7 7 10 12 12 12
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 6 5 4 4 4 5 5 6 6 6

Best time to visit Pretoria

The best time to visit Pretoria in South Africa is from January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. The highest average temperature in Pretoria is 29°C in January and the lowest is 19°C in June.

Climate of Pretoria by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Pretoria? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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