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Kimberley Climate & Temperature

  • Kimberley, South Africa is at 28°48'S, 24°48'E, 1196 m (3924 ft). See map.
  • Kimberley has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kimberley is situated in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 18.6 degrees Celsius (65.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Kimberley Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 350 mm (13.8 inches) which is equivalent to 350 Litres/m² (8.58 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3495 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kimberley you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii where you would find a Tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate.

Kimberley Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 22 (72) 26 (79) 28 (82) 30 (86) 32 (90) 33 (91) 31 (88) 29 (84) 25 (77) 21 (70) 18 (64) 26 (79)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 11 (52) 14 (56) 18 (64) 20 (68) 23 (73) 25 (76) 26 (78) 24 (75) 22 (72) 18 (64) 14 (57) 11 (51) 19 (65)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 5 (41) 9 (48) 12 (54) 15 (59) 17 (63) 18 (64) 17 (63) 15 (59) 11 (52) 7 (45) 3 (37) 11 (52)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 7 (0) 7 (0) 12 (0) 3 (0) 4 (0) 46 (2) 57 (2) 76 (3) 64 (3) 51 (2) 16 (1) 7 (0) 350 (14)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 1 (3) 2 (7) 5 (16) 8 (27) 8 (26) 9 (29) 9 (32) 10 (32) 7 (23) 4 (13) 2 (7) 67 (18)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 9h 11' 9h 50' 9h 54' 9h 58' 10h 28' 10h 30' 10h 09' 9h 41' 8h 38' 9h 00' 8h 42' 8h 44' 9h 34'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 29' 11h 06' 11h 57' 12h 50' 13h 34' 13h 55' 13h 44' 13h 07' 12h 18' 11h 25' 10h 41' 10h 19' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 89 (11) 90 (10) 84 (16) 78 (22) 78 (22) 76 (24) 75 (25) 75 (25) 71 (29) 80 (20) 82 (18) 86 (14) 80 (20)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 40.8 49.1 60.5 71.6 80.6 84.6 80.7 71.4 60.9 49.3 41 37.8 60.7

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