Kgalagadi, Botswana Climate

Weather: 6.49°C/43.68°F, Wind SW at 2.64 km/h, 27% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Kgalagadi Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1089.88 meters (3575.72 feet) above sea level, Kgalagadi has a Subtropical desert climate (Classification: BWh). The city’s yearly temperature is 24.72ºC (76.5ºF) and it is 0.16% higher than Botswana’s averages. Kgalagadi typically receives about 19.86 millimeters (0.78 inches) of precipitation and has 43.91 rainy days (12.03% of the time) annually.

Country Botswana
Longitude 21.8568586
Latitude -24.7550285
Attitude/Elevation 1089.88m (3575.72ft)
Local time Thursday 05:55
Annual high temperature 28.99ºC (84.18ºF)
Annual low temperature 16.78ºC (62.2ºF)
Average annual precip. 19.86mm (0.78in)
Warmest month November (33.13ºC / 91.63ºF)
Coldest Month July (8.56ºC / 47.41ºF)
Wettest Month December (60.72mm / 2.39in)
Driest Month August (0.03mm / 0.0in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm) 43.91 days (12.03%)
Days with no rain 321.09000000000003 days (87.97%)
Humidity 33.7%

Climate Kgalagadi: Monthly Averages

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Nov Oct Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 41.0(105.8) 38.0(100.4) 38.0(100.4) 34.0(93.2) 31.0(87.8) 29.0(84.2) 29.0(84.2) 34.0(93.2) 37.0(98.6) 40.0(104.0) 40.0(104.0) 41.0(105.8) 41.0(105.8)
Average high °C (°F) 32.53(90.55) 32.01(89.62) 31.09(87.96) 27.61(81.7) 25.43(77.77) 22.24(72.03) 21.86(71.35) 25.87(78.57) 30.35(86.63) 32.85(91.13) 33.13(91.63) 32.95(91.31) 28.99(84.18)
Daily mean °C (°F) 29.46(85.03) 28.62(83.52) 27.45(81.41) 23.9(75.02) 20.89(69.6) 16.98(62.56) 16.65(61.97) 20.15(68.27) 24.88(76.78) 28.16(82.69) 29.53(85.15) 29.96(85.93) 24.72(76.5)
Average low °C (°F) 22.87(73.17) 21.96(71.53) 20.59(69.06) 17.45(63.41) 13.55(56.39) 9.16(48.49) 8.56(47.41) 10.55(50.99) 14.35(57.83) 18.08(64.54) 21.11(70.0) 23.08(73.54) 16.78(62.2)
Record low °C (°F) 15.0(59.0) 16.0(60.8) 14.0(57.2) 10.0(50.0) 3.0(37.4) -2.0(28.4) -2.0(28.4) 0.0(0) 3.0(37.4) 5.0(41.0) 10.0(50.0) 13.0(55.4) -2.0(28.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 40.98(1.61) 53.25(2.1) 25.56(1.01) 27.42(1.08) 1.53(0.06) 0.55(0.02) 0.18(0.01) 0.03(0.0) 0.59(0.02) 5.89(0.23) 21.63(0.85) 60.72(2.39) 19.86(0.78)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 8.82 8.36 6.09 3.73 0.55 0.18 0.09 0.0 0.18 1.45 4.55 9.91 3.66
Average relative humidity (%) 40.33 43.64 41.92 42.81 34.5 36.72 35.49 25.93 20.97 20.22 26.2 35.72 33.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 12.7 11.24 11.29 11.27 9.44 8.69 10.06 11.33 11.57 12.25 13.18 13.53 11.38

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Kgalagadi in recent years.

Kgalagadi

Kgalagadi Temperature by Month

December
29.96°C | 85.93°F
November
29.53°C | 85.15°F
January
29.46°C | 85.03°F
February
28.62°C | 83.52°F
October
28.16°C | 82.69°F
March
27.45°C | 81.41°F
September
24.88°C | 76.78°F
April
23.9°C | 75.02°F
May
20.89°C | 69.6°F
August
20.15°C | 68.27°F
June
16.98°C | 62.56°F
July
16.65°C | 61.97°F

Historical Data

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Temperature Max Average Min
Max Temperature 32.0°C (89.6°F) 26.52°C (79.74°F) 17.0°C (62.6°F)
Avg Temperature 27.0°C (80.6°F) 21.45°C (70.61°F) 13.0°C (55.4°F)
Min Temperature 20.0°C (68.0°F) 12.65°C (54.77°F) 4.0°C (39.2°F)
Dew Point Max Average Min
Dew Point 0.0°C (0°F) -5.87°C (21.43°F) -15.0°C (5.0°F)
Precipitation Max Average Min Sum
Precipitation 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Snowdepth 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Wind Max Average Min
Wind 21.0kmh | 13.05mph 15.45kmh | 9.6mph 10.0kmh | 6.21mph
Gust Wind 32.0kmh | 19.88mph 23.97kmh | 14.89mph 15.0kmh | 9.32mph
Sea Level Pressure Max Average Min
Sea Level Pressure 0.0mb 0.0mb 0.0mb
Kgalagadi

Daily Observations

Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Pressure Precipitation
August ° C | ° F ° C | ° F % Kph | Mph Hg | Mb Total (mm/in)
2018-08-01 22 | 71.6 -5 | 23.0 19 11 | 6.84 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-02 22 | 71.6 -5 | 23.0 20 10 | 6.21 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-03 25 | 77.0 -2 | 28.4 20 18 | 11.18 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-04 24 | 75.2 -1 | 30.2 21 12 | 7.46 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-05 20 | 68.0 -4 | 24.8 23 14 | 8.7 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-06 22 | 71.6 -6 | 21.2 22 16 | 9.94 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-07 17 | 62.6 -8 | 17.6 19 16 | 9.94 30.12 | 1020 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-08 20 | 68.0 -4 | 24.8 26 10 | 6.21 30.06 | 1018 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-09 24 | 75.2 -4 | 24.8 20 17 | 10.56 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-10 13 | 55.4 -10 | 14.0 22 21 | 13.05 30.21 | 1023 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-11 15 | 59.0 -15 | 5.0 16 12 | 7.46 30.21 | 1023 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-12 24 | 75.2 -10 | 14.0 13 19 | 11.81 30.06 | 1018 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-13 26 | 78.8 -3 | 26.6 18 16 | 9.94 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-14 26 | 78.8 -1 | 30.2 20 17 | 10.56 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-15 27 | 80.6 -2 | 28.4 18 15 | 9.32 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-16 27 | 80.6 -3 | 26.6 17 10 | 6.21 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-17 18 | 64.4 -6 | 21.2 21 21 | 13.05 30.12 | 1020 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-18 16 | 60.8 -8 | 17.6 25 15 | 9.32 30.18 | 1022 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-19 23 | 73.4 -6 | 21.2 19 16 | 9.94 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-20 26 | 78.8 -3 | 26.6 19 14 | 8.7 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-21 22 | 71.6 -6 | 21.2 16 13 | 8.08 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-22 17 | 62.6 -4 | 24.8 28 16 | 9.94 30.09 | 1019 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-23 19 | 66.2 -11 | 12.2 15 12 | 7.46 30.06 | 1018 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-24 24 | 75.2 -8 | 17.6 15 15 | 9.32 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-25 25 | 77.0 -11 | 12.2 11 15 | 9.32 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-26 18 | 64.4 -7 | 19.4 22 19 | 11.81 30.12 | 1020 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-27 14 | 57.2 -10 | 14.0 25 20 | 12.43 30.3 | 1026 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-28 17 | 62.6 -14 | 6.8 15 13 | 8.08 30.27 | 1025 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-29 22 | 71.6 -3 | 26.6 23 16 | 9.94 30.12 | 1020 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-30 24 | 75.2 0 | 32.0 26 20 | 12.43 30.0 | 1016 0.0 | 0.0
2018-08-31 26 | 78.8 -2 | 28.4 19 20 | 12.43 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0

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