Ketumetse Airport

BW-0040 · Botswana

Climate Ketumetse Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Maun Airport (FBMN) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 78.4 85 71 62 62 88
February 75.3 95 74 87 58 85
March 88.3 97 90 78 93 77
April 95.7 100 99 93 100 97
May 98.7 100 95 99 100
June 98.6 96 99 95 99 100
July 99.3 100 98 100 100
August 99.6 97 100 100 100
September 99.8 100 100 100 100
October 99.5 100 100 99 100
November 95.9 94 88 94 95
December 85.8 78 90 87 71
Average 92.2 91.0 90.5 92.2 90.3 92.1

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 2020
January 99.5 99 100 100 99 100
February 99.2 100 96 100 99 100
March 99.6 100 100 99 99 99
April 99.8 100 100 100 100 100
May 99.8 100 100 100 100
June 99.9 100 100 100 100 100
July 100.0 100 100 100 100
August 99.8 99 100 100 100
September 99.9 100 100 100 100
October 100.0 100 100 100 100
November 99.8 99 100 100 100
December 99.7 100 100 100 99
Average 99.7 99.6 99.3 99.8 99.7 99.8

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 2020
January 31.5 33 33 28 29 32
February 30.6 36 31 27 29 32
March 30.7 31 31 27 31 30
April 30.3 18 33 30 30 30
May 28.3 29 28 28 28
June 25.8 24 28 25 26 25
July 25.5 26 26 24 25
August 29.5 29 30 30 29
September 33.3 34 33 34 33
October 34.2 37 27 34 36
November 34.0 33 32 35 33
December 32.8 33 33 31 31
Average 30.6 31.2 31.4 28.7 30.0 30.3

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 19.7 21 19 21 20 17
February 20.3 21 20 23 20 21
March 19.2 21 20 20 19 18
April 16.3 18 17 16 15 17
May 11.4 14 10 11 10
June 8.9 11 8 9 8 9
July 8.7 10 11 7 8
August 11.8 12 12 11 12
September 15.7 17 15 16 17
October 19.5 22 15 18 21
November 20.7 22 19 20 21
December 20.5 21 19 20 20
Average 16.3 18.3 16.7 15.2 15.3 15.8

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.6 3 1 7 3 2
February 2.9 0 5 3 3 2
March 1.5 1 1 0 0 4
April 0.9 0 0 0 1 3
May 0.0 0 0 0 0
June 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
July 0.1 0 0 0 0
August 0.0 0 0 0 0
September 0.0 0 0 0 0
October 0.2 0 0 1 0
November 1.2 1 2 1 3
December 1.8 3 0 1 4
Average 1.0 1.5 0.9 0.7 0.8 1.5

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 2020
January 6.7 7 8 7 6 6
February 6.5 7 5 7 6 7
March 6.3 7 7 6 5 6
April 6.1 8 6 5 6 6
May 6.1 6 6 5 7
June 6.6 8 6 8 5 7
July 6.7 7 6 5 8
August 6.9 8 7 6 7
September 7.8 7 8 7 9
October 8.3 8 7 8 9
November 7.2 7 7 6 7
December 6.6 7 6 6 7
Average 6.9 7.3 6.7 6.7 6.0 7.1

Average wind speed

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

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 090° 077° 081° 065° 081°
February 065° 115° 047° 049° 076°
March 063° 078° 076° 074° 071°
April 090° 073° 083° 082° 074°
May 049° 094° 088° 100°
June 092° 085° 083° 073° 107°
July 081° 079° 103° 102°
August 079° 077° 053° 090°
September 095° 084° 061° 074°
October 077° 071° 069° 065°
November 070° 072° 025° 017°
December 065° 032° 020° 075°

Prevailing wind direction

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