south africa weather forecast

Today’s weather forecast. Image: Adobe Stock

Weather forecast, alerts and UVB index for all South African provinces, 20 November 2018

This forecast is designed to be a quick overview of what lies in store.

south africa weather forecast

Today’s weather forecast. Image: Adobe Stock

Weather data provided by the South African Weather Service. For a detailed forecast of your province, click here.

Warnings: 

Extremely high fire danger conditions are expected in places over the central and eastern parts of the Northern Cape, western Free State, western parts North-West, Joe Gqabi district municipality in the Eastern Cape.

Watches: 

None.

Special weather advisories

Heatwave conditions with persistently high temperatures are expected in places over the eastern and north eastern parts of the Northern Cape, Free State and North-West until Monday.

Weather forecast and UV index for all provinces

Gauteng: Partly cloudy and warm with scattered afternoon showers and thundershowers.

UVB sunburn index: Very high.

Mpumalanga: Hot in places, otherwise cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thundershowers from the afternoon.

Limpopo: Fine and hot to very hot becoming partly cloudy with isolated afternoon showers and thundershowers but scattered in the south and south-west.

North-West Province: Partly cloudy and hot with isolated to scattered thundershowers except in the far west.

Free State: Partly cloudy and warm with isolated to scattered thundershowers except in the southwest. It will remain hot in the north.

Eastern Part of the Northern Cape: Fine and warm but hot over the northern corner.

Western Part of the Northern Cape: Warm over the eastern interior, otherwise partly cloudy and cool but cloudy in the west and south west in the morning with drizzle patches. The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong southerly to south-westerly.

Western Cape: Partly cloudy and warm over the eastern interior, otherwise cloudy and cool with showers along the south west coast and adjacent interior spreading to the south coast and adjacent interior during the morning. The wind along the coast will be fresh to strong southerly to south-easterly but southerly to south-westerly along the south coast.

UVB index: Very high.

Western half of the Eastern Cape: Cloudy and cool with light showers and rain along the Tsitsikamma Coast in the afternoon, spreading to Port Elizabeth in the evening. The interior will be partly cloudy and warm. The wind along the coast will be Fresh to strong westerly to south westerly.

Eastern half of the Eastern Cape: Windy in the north, otherwise partly cloudy and warm with isolated showers and thundershowers in the east, but scattered along the Wild Coast and adjacent interior.
The wind along the coast will be Fresh north easterly in the north during the morning, otherwise fresh to strong south westerly, reaching near gale force from midday.

KwaZulu-Natal: Partly cloudy and hot, but very hot in places over central interior. It will become cloudy in the afternoon with scattered showers and thundershowers. The wind along the coast will be Moderate to fresh north-easterly, becoming moderate to fresh south westerly from the south in the afternoon.

UVB index: High.