Summers in South Africa have lengthened to six months with some other seasons lasting only a few weeks. This, according to findings published in the South African Journal of Science, is due to climate change and global warming, with temperature’s recorded over the past three decades across 35 weather stations, proving that summer months are now considered to be from October to March and not, as previously stated, December to February. Experts say these changes in weather patterns could apply to the entire SADC region.