Francistown, Botswana Climate

Weather: 35.45°C/95.81°F, Wind SW at 6.4 km/h, 15% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Francistown Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 997.26 meters (3271.85 feet) above sea level, Francistown has a Subtropical steppe climate (Classification: BSh). The city’s yearly temperature is 24.34ºC (75.81ºF) and it is -0.22% lower than Botswana’s averages. Francistown typically receives about 26.49 millimeters (1.04 inches) of precipitation and has 45.07 rainy days (12.35% of the time) annually.

CountryBotswana
Longitude27.5143603
Latitude-21.1661005
Attitude/Elevation997.26m (3271.85ft)
Local timeSunday 14:52
Annual high temperature28.45ºC (83.21ºF)
Annual low temperature16.37ºC (61.47ºF)
Average annual precip.26.49mm (1.04in)
Warmest monthOctober (32.76ºC / 90.97ºF)
Coldest MonthJuly (9.8ºC / 49.64ºF)
Wettest MonthDecember (103.15mm / 4.06in)
Driest MonthAugust (0.35mm / 0.01in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)45.07 days (12.35%)
Days with no rain319.93 days (87.65%)
Humidity49.42%

Climate Francistown: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)40.0(104.0)38.0(100.4)37.0(98.6)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)29.0(84.2)31.0(87.8)34.0(93.2)38.0(100.4)44.0(111.2)41.0(105.8)39.0(102.2)44.0(111.2)
Average high °C (°F)30.23(86.41)29.95(85.91)29.72(85.5)27.48(81.46)25.63(78.13)22.86(73.15)22.48(72.46)26.66(79.99)30.82(87.48)32.76(90.97)32.26(90.07)30.6(87.08)28.45(83.21)
Daily mean °C (°F)26.8(80.24)26.41(79.54)25.81(78.46)23.52(74.34)21.09(69.96)18.17(64.71)17.82(64.08)21.8(71.24)26.05(78.89)28.44(83.19)28.66(83.59)27.45(81.41)24.34(75.81)
Average low °C (°F)19.99(67.98)19.63(67.33)18.58(65.44)16.35(61.43)13.15(55.67)10.29(50.52)9.8(49.64)12.58(54.64)16.16(61.09)19.01(66.22)20.37(68.67)20.51(68.92)16.37(61.47)
Record low °C (°F)13.0(55.4)14.0(57.2)13.0(55.4)11.0(51.8)6.0(42.8)4.0(39.2)4.0(39.2)4.0(39.2)7.0(44.6)11.0(51.8)12.0(53.6)15.0(59.0)4.0(39.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)56.39(2.22)65.21(2.57)22.65(0.89)10.25(0.4)1.39(0.05)0.39(0.02)1.05(0.04)0.35(0.01)1.77(0.07)16.18(0.64)39.07(1.54)103.15(4.06)26.49(1.04)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)8.918.454.452.090.360.090.270.090.182.826.4510.913.76
Average relative humidity (%)59.3661.0758.7456.548.6450.7549.2838.9633.5736.0144.1255.9949.42
Mean monthly sunshine hours12.7111.6911.29.548.598.68.529.1311.812.6912.8812.6510.83

Climate Graph

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

Francistown

Francistown Temperature by Month

November
28.66°C | 83.59°F
October
28.44°C | 83.19°F
December
27.45°C | 81.41°F
January
26.8°C | 80.24°F
February
26.41°C | 79.54°F
September
26.05°C | 78.89°F
March
25.81°C | 78.46°F
April
23.52°C | 74.34°F
August
21.8°C | 71.24°F
May
21.09°C | 69.96°F
June
18.17°C | 64.71°F
July
17.82°C | 64.08°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature33.0°C (91.4°F)29.55°C (85.19°F)23.0°C (73.4°F)
Avg Temperature29.0°C (84.2°F)25.23°C (77.41°F)19.0°C (66.2°F)
Min Temperature20.0°C (68.0°F)16.61°C (61.9°F)13.0°C (55.4°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point10.0°C (50.0°F)2.97°C (37.35°F)-7.0°C (19.4°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind23.0kmh | 14.29mph13.45kmh | 8.36mph7.0kmh | 4.35mph
Gust Wind30.0kmh | 18.64mph20.0kmh | 12.43mph13.0kmh | 8.08mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure0.0mb0.0mb0.0mb
Francistown

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
August° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-08-0124 | 75.21 | 33.8288 | 4.9730.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2018-08-0225 | 77.01 | 33.82510 | 6.2130.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2018-08-0324 | 75.27 | 44.64117 | 10.5630.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-08-0424 | 75.26 | 42.84312 | 7.4630.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-08-0526 | 78.82 | 35.62514 | 8.730.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2018-08-0628 | 82.43 | 37.42510 | 6.2130.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2018-08-0729 | 84.24 | 39.22610 | 6.2129.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2018-08-0828 | 82.45 | 41.03214 | 8.730.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2018-08-0925 | 77.010 | 50.05319 | 11.8130.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1026 | 78.84 | 39.23321 | 13.0530.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1122 | 71.6-7 | 19.41512 | 7.4630.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1224 | 75.29 | 48.24915 | 9.3230.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1326 | 78.83 | 37.43010 | 6.2130.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1426 | 78.81 | 33.8259 | 5.5930.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1527 | 80.62 | 35.62410 | 6.2130.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1628 | 82.40 | 32.0229 | 5.5930.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1728 | 82.4-1 | 30.21910 | 6.2130.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1822 | 71.67 | 44.64723 | 14.2930.09 | 10190.0 | 0.0
2018-08-1922 | 71.69 | 48.25515 | 9.3230.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2026 | 78.85 | 41.0377 | 4.3530.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2127 | 80.6-0 | 32.02010 | 6.2130.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2227 | 80.6-2 | 28.4188 | 4.9729.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2327 | 80.6-0 | 32.0209 | 5.5929.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2426 | 78.85 | 41.03221 | 13.0530.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2526 | 78.84 | 39.23216 | 9.9430.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2629 | 84.2-1 | 30.2199 | 5.5929.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2725 | 77.0-4 | 24.81814 | 8.730.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2819 | 66.210 | 50.06322 | 13.6730.18 | 10220.0 | 0.0
2018-08-2921 | 69.87 | 44.64822 | 13.6730.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2018-08-3022 | 71.62 | 35.63316 | 9.9430.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2018-08-3123 | 73.40 | 32.02915 | 9.3230.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0

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