The best times to visit Port Edward for ideal weather are

April 23rd to September 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Port Edward Travel Info

Weather in Port Edward


Average temperatures in Port Edward vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 74th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Port Edward, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 81.2°F (27.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.3°F (21.3°C) at night.

Port Edward Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Port Edward Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Port Edward Perceived Temperature (F)


Port Edward Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Port Edward Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 80.3 74.5 70
Feb 80.9 75 70.3
Mar 79.8 73.7 68.8
Apr 76.8 69.7 63.6
May 75.7 67.7 60.9
Jun 73 64 56.4
Jul 71.6 62.9 55.3
Aug 72.2 64.8 57.7
Sep 73.2 66.4 60.5
Oct 73.6 67.6 62.7
Nov 75.4 69.2 64.4
Dec 77.7 72.1 67.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.8 23.6 21.1
Feb 27.2 23.9 21.3
Mar 26.6 23.2 20.4
Apr 24.9 20.9 17.6
May 24.3 19.8 16.1
Jun 22.8 17.8 13.6
Jul 22 17.2 12.9
Aug 22.3 18.2 14.3
Sep 22.9 19.1 15.8
Oct 23.1 19.8 17.1
Nov 24.1 20.7 18
Dec 25.4 22.3 19.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Port Edward are June, May, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May to early June. For example, on the week of May 28th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

When can you find snow in Port Edward? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Port Edward.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Port Edward (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 0 3.4
Feb 16% 0 2.1
Mar 24% 0 5.3
Apr 17% 0 3
May 8% 0 1.6
Jun 7% 0 1.5
Jul 9% 0 1.7
Aug 10% 0 1.3
Sep 15% 0 2.8
Oct 30% 0 3.8
Nov 27% 0 4
Dec 28% 0 4.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 0 8.6
Feb 16 0 5.3
Mar 24 0 13.5
Apr 17 0 7.6
May 8 0 4.1
Jun 7 0 3.8
Jul 9 0 4.3
Aug 10 0 3.3
Sep 15 0 7.1
Oct 30 0 9.7
Nov 27 0 10.2
Dec 28 0 10.9


Humidity and Wind

Port Edward has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (52.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (75.3%).

Wind in Port Edward is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and November. September’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.7 MPH or 14.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late September where average top sustained speeds reach 13.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Port Edward.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.8 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.4 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
May 6 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.1 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 7.2 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Sep 7.6 Gentle breeze 12.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Nov 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.9 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 74%
Feb 72.8%
Mar 72.8%
Apr 66.9%
May 64.5%
Jun 52.4%
Jul 57.7%
Aug 61.9%
Sep 66.6%
Oct 71.6%
Nov 71.8%
Dec 75.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Port Edward?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for South Africa; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Port Edward, South Africa is September, followed by January and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Port Edward in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 71.5 in March means 71.5% of the tourists vs. September.



Overall Port Edward Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 81°F (27.2°C) and 74.5°F (23.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Port Edward, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Port Edward to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.2°F (27.3°C) and 75.8°F (24.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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