Kimberley Airport

FAKM · Northern Cape, South Africa

METAR FAKM · Kimberley Airport

28 February 12:00 LT
Wind direction of Wind direction 350° Kimberley Airport 2/20
Wind: 10 kt, 3 beaufort

10 kt

2 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud
FEW 5,000
METAR FAKM 281000Z 35010KT 9999 FEW050 31/16 Q1022

METAR Kimberley Airport - FAKM/KIM

Kimberley Airport is a midsized airport in Northern Cape, South Africa. The airport is located at latitude -28.80490 and longitude 24.76420. The airport has 2 runways: 2/20 and 10/28. The ICAO airport code of this field is FAKM. The airport's IATA code is KIM. The airport is in the Johannesburg FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Kimberley Airport on February 28, 2024 12:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 350° with a speed of 10 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are few clouds at an altitude of 5,000 ft. No ceiling has been observed.

The temperature and wind chill are 31 °C. The heat index is 31. The dew point is 16 °C, the relative humidity is 40%. The air pressure at sea level is 1022 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:11 and sets at 18:55. 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 %
2/20 360°-180° 2 kt 10 kt 17 %
10/28 080°-260° 10 kt 100 %

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


5,000 ft FEW Few clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 31 °C
Dewpoint 16 °C
Rel. humidity 40%
Heat index 31 °C
Kp-index 1 (0-9)

Daylight period

18:55 (6:02h)


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