Weather Forecasts, Road Conditions, and Weather Radar for National Route N9

Current & 7-day weather forecast, road conditions, and weather radar for National Route N9.
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Road Trip and Weather Conditions for National Route N9

The National Route N9 in South Africa is a 517 km long highway connecting Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, the two largest cities in the Western and Eastern Cape provinces respectively. The highway passes through the beautiful landscapes of the Garden Route, offering breathtaking views for travelers. The road is generally in good condition, and is mostly two lanes wide. The speed limit is 120 km/hr, with some stretches allowing for a maximum speed of 130 km/hr. The road surface is generally smooth, with some sections having potholes and other minor imperfections. The shoulders of the road are mostly wide enough for vehicles to pull over, although they can be narrow in some areas. There are plenty of rest stops and petrol stations along the route, providing a convenient place to take a break. The journey takes around 8-10 hours, depending on the traffic.

The National Route N9 experiences a variety of weather conditions throughout the year. During the summer months, which typically run from November to February, the weather is hot and humid, with temperatures typically ranging from 16-33°C. From March to May, temperatures begin to cool off slightly, reaching as low as 8-25°C. The winter months bring cooler temperatures, with temperatures ranging from 0-17°C from June to August. The spring months of September and October are typically warmer, with temperatures ranging from 8-27°C. Rainfall is generally highest during the summer months, with an average of 618mm of precipitation per year.

Major Junctions of National Route N9

  • The N9 has a major junction with the N1 at Colesberg.
  • The N9 has a major junction with the N10 at Middelburg.
  • The N9 has major junctions with the N2 and the N12 at George.

This map shows the current & 7-day weather forecast, road conditions, and weather radar for National Route N9.