Climate Watch 2018

Climate Watch 30

Climate Watch - Issue #30

05 July 2018
Juanita van Zyl, contributions from John Lapham and Colleen Janse van Rensburg

Two major cold fronts brought good rainfall to the Western Cape during this period, while light showers fell along the southern and eastern coast of South Africa with the interior... Read more

Climate Watch 29

Climate Watch - Issue #29

08 June 2018
Juanita van Zyl, contributions from John Lapham and Colleen Janse van Rensburg

During the first ten days of May, dry conditions were experienced across the country. Temperatures dropped to below 10°C over the southern half of the country for the first time... Read more

Climate Watch 28

Climate Watch - Issue #28

10 May 2018
Juanita van Zyl, contributions from John Lapham and Colleen Janse van Rensburg

Widespread rainfall continued to fall over most parts of the summer rainfall region during this period. Unseasonably good rain fell over the eastern half of the Northern Cape... Read more

Climate Watch 27

Climate Watch - Issue #27

05 April 2018
Juanita van Zyl, contributions from John Lapham and Colleen Janse van Rensburg

The first ten days of March started off with rain mainly over the Free State, northern Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, while the rest of the country remained dry. The rainfall trend during... Read more

Climate Watch 26

Climate Watch - Issue #26

08 March 2018
Juanita van Zyl, contributions from John Lapham and Colleen Janse van Rensburg

February 2018 turned out to be the wettest month of the summer rainfall season. Widespread rain fell over large parts of the country with northern Limpopo registering the highest rainfall figures. During the first ten days of February thunderstorms brought good rains to... Read more

Climate Watch 25

Climate Watch - Issue #25

08 February 2018
Juanita van Zyl, contributions from John Lapham and Colleen Janse van Rensburg

In comparison to 2017, January 2018 was a much drier month across the summer rainfall region, typified by regular scattered thundershowers and high temperatures. Despite areas around Bloemfontein receiving as much as 40mm early in the month with other areas across... Read more

Climate Watch 24

Climate Watch - Issue #24

10 January 2018
Juanita van Zyl, contributions from John Lapham and Colleen Janse van Rensburg

December 2017 started with good rainfall over most of the summer rainfall region, with Mpumalanga and northern KwaZulu-Natal receiving more than 50 mm during the first 10 days of the month, while the second 10 day period of the month followed the same trend with rains... Read more

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