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The National Route N8 in South Africa is a major route running from east to west across the country, connecting the cities of Port Elizabeth and East London. The total length of the route is approximately 583 kilometres, and it is mostly paved with tar. The road surface is generally in good condition, with only occasional potholes or areas of uneven pavement. The speed limit on this route is 120 kilometres per hour, and there are several rest stops along the way for drivers to take a break. In addition, the route is well-lit and has adequate signage to ensure that drivers stay on track. There are also several toll booths along the route, so drivers should be prepared to pay their tolls when necessary. Overall, the road conditions on the National Route N8 are generally good and provide a safe and comfortable driving experience.
The National Route N8 experiences a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. During summer, temperatures average between 15-27°C and can reach up to 40°C on hot days. Rainfall averages at 150-200mm per month throughout the summer months, with occasional thunderstorms and strong winds.
In autumn, temperatures average between 11-22°C and rainfall drops off to around 80-90mm per month. Occasional thunderstorms and strong winds are still expected.
Winter temperatures on the N8 average between 7-15°C and rainfall increases to around 100-120mm per month. Snow is rare, but can occur in the higher mountains.
Finally, in spring temperatures increase to average between 13-25°C and rainfall decreases to around 60-90mm per month. Occasional thunderstorms and strong winds are also reported during this season.
This map shows the current & 7-day weather forecast, road conditions, and weather radar for National Route N8.