Kimberley Airport

FAKM · Northern Cape, South Africa

Wind direction of Wind direction 070° Kimberley Airport 10/28
Wind: 15 kt, 4 beaufort

15 kt

3 kt
0 ft 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000
Cloud Cloud
FEW 4,500
Cloud Cloud
FEW 6,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
OVC 8,000
METAR FAKM 231500Z 07015KT 9999 -TSRA FEW045 FEW060CB OVC080 16/15 Q1020 RETS

METAR Kimberley Airport - FAKM/KIM

Kimberley Airport is a midsized airport in Northern Cape, South Africa. The airport is located at latitude -28.80280 and longitude 24.76520. The airport has 2 runways: 10/28 and 20/2. The ICAO airport code of this field is FAKM and it's IATA code is KIM.

This report was made for Kimberley Airport on March 23, 2023 17:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 070° with a speed of 15 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are few clouds at an altitude of 4,500 ft, few clouds cumulonimbus at an altitude of 6,000 ft and overcast clouds at an altitude of 8,000 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 8,000 ft.

Current weather is light thunderstorms rain. The temperature and wind chill are 16 °C. The dew point is 15 °C, the relative humidity is 94%. The air pressure at sea level is 1020 hPa (QNH). Recently it was thunderstorms .

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:25 and sets at 18:29. This applies to Kimberley Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +2 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
10/28 080°-260° 3 kt 15 kt 17 %
20/2 179°-359° 14 kt 5 kt 95 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


4,500 ft FEW Few clouds
6,000 ft FEW Few clouds cumulonimbus
8,000 ft OVC Overcast clouds

Temperature & Weather

Weather Light thunderstorms rain
Recent Thunderstorms
Temperature 16 °C
Dewpoint 15 °C
Rel. humidity 94%
Kp-index 4 (0-9)

Daylight period

18:29 (57m)


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