Rustenburg is the capital of the province North-West in South Africa. The city is located about 110 kilometers west of Pretoria. Rustenburg normally receives about 513mm of rain per year, with most rainfall occuring mainly during mid summer. It receives the lowest rainfall (0mm) in June and the highest (101mm) in January.

The area has a moderate climate, e.g. winters are mild. The monthly distribution of average daily maximum temperatures shows that the average midday temperatures for Rustenburg range from 19.3°C in June to 29.4°C in January.