Arizona Airport

BW-0021 · Central, Botswana

Climate Arizona Airport 2021-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Pg Matante (FBPM) between 2021 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021
January 71.1 69 68 75
February 75.1 78 55 87
March 78.3 97 66 82
April 73.7 91 65
May 93.4 97 93 93
June 87.3 69 88 91 91
July 89.4 51 92 90
August 94.3 65 97 93
September 91.7 87 94 93
October 88.8 86 97 80
November 83.0 70 80 89
December 77.9 64 93 77
Average 81.1 74.6 74.8 86.9 88.0

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021
January 99.4 99 99 100
February 99.7 100 100 100
March 99.4 100 100 99
April 99.1 100 99
May 99.2 99 99 100
June 99.2 100 100 99 99
July 99.8 98 100 100
August 100.0 100 100 100
September 99.5 99 100 100
October 99.7 100 100 100
November 100.0 100 100 100
December 99.5 98 100 100
Average 99.5 99.6 99.3 99.5 99.7

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021
January 29.1 30 30 28
February 30.3 33 28 30
March 29.9 35 29 29
April 28.8 31 27
May 26.1 27 26 26
June 21.7 22 11 22 24
July 19.9 0 24 23
August 24.0 4 28 28
September 30.5 32 29 31
October 32.3 33 33 31
November 30.9 30 29 33
December 30.6 32 30 30
Average 28.1 29.1 27.4 27.7 28.1

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021
January 17.7 18 17 19
February 17.6 19 17 17
March 16.4 17 16 17
April 12.6 12 14
May 7.9 11 7 6
June 4.4 6 3 4 4
July 3.5 0 6 3
August 6.3 1 7 8
September 12.3 14 11 12
October 16.1 16 17 15
November 18.4 20 18 19
December 18.9 19 18 19
Average 12.9 14.6 13.9 12.5 10.7

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021
January 2.1 3 1 2
February 0.3 0 0 0
March 0.8 0 1 1
April 0.3 0 1
May 0.1 0 0 0
June 0.3 1 0 0 0
July 0.1 0 0 1
August 0.0 0 0 0
September 0.0 0 0 0
October 0.5 0 0 2
November 1.4 2 3 0
December 2.1 6 1 1
Average 0.9 1.5 1.0 0.7 0.3

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021
January 7.1 6 9 7
February 6.3 7 7 6
March 7.3 7 8 7
April 6.1 7 6
May 5.5 6 5 6
June 6.6 8 3 7 6
July 5.9 0 5 7
August 6.6 0 7 7
September 7.1 7 7 8
October 8.7 9 8 9
November 6.9 9 6 7
December 6.5 8 5 7
Average 6.9 6.9 7.3 6.4 7.0

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021
January 103° 086° 095°
February 090° 099° 094°
March 100° 097° 094°
April 099° 099°
May 095° 104° 105°
June 097° 342° 099° 106°
July 360° 099° 109°
August 070° 097° 092°
September 105° 104° 099°
October 100° 098° 101°
November 100° 092° 082°
December 098° 068° 077°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.