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    Western Cape - South Africa

    Cape Town weather and climate

    Western Cape - South Africa

    Cape Town weather and climate

     

    Day

    22 °C

     

    Night

    12 °C

     

    Sea

    15 °C

     

    Precipitation

    32 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    5 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    9 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    73 %

     

    Day

    22 °C

     

    Night

    12 °C

     

    Sea

    15 °C

     

    Precipitation

    32 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    5 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    9 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    73 %

    Weather charts for Cape Town

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    Weather overview for Cape Town

    Weather overview

    Cape Town (South Africa) is a place with a hot climate. The day temperatures range from 17.7 °C (63.9 °F) in July to 26.4 °C (79.5 °F) in February. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 15.7 °C (60.3 °F), the lowest in July with 8.4 °C (47.1 °F). Sea temperatures are in the following range: 14.6 °C (58.2 °F) in July to 17.9 °C (64.3 °F) in February. The least rainy month in Cape Town is February with its 3 days of rain, the rainiest month is June, when it rains 10 days.

    January weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Cape Town. The sea temperature continues to rise, and the day temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well. The night temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 15.4 °C (59.7 °F). The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, with its value of 5.7. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum in this month.

    February weather

    The maximum of the day temperature can be noticed, its value is 26.4 °C (79.5 °F) in Cape Town, and the sea temperature is on its maximum too in this month. The tourist season is taking place. The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, the value of this measure is 3 days, and the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable as well in this month. The night temperature reaches its maximum, its value is 15.7 °C (60.3 °F).

    March weather

    The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 25.3 °C (77.5 °F) in Cape Town, and the sea temperature starts to descent as well, its value is 17.1 °C (62.8 °F). The ongoing tourist season is noticeable, and the ongoing dry season is noticeable as well this month. The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed in March. The beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is 14.5 °C (58.1 °F).

    April weather

    The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 15.9 °C (60.6 °F) in Cape Town, and the descent of the day temperature can be observed too, with its value being 22.9 °C (73.2 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise, while the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 46 mm (1.80 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 12.7 °C (54.9 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 7 hours.

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, its value is 20.2 °C (68.4 °F) in Cape Town, and the descent of the night temperature can be observed too, the value of this measure is 11.0 °C (51.8 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 8 days, and the rainfall amount continues to rise too, with its value being 74 mm (2.91 in). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 6 hours.

    June weather

    The number of rainy days reaches its maximum, with its value of 10 days in Cape Town, while the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 90 mm (3.54 in). The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 18.1 °C (64.6 °F), and the night temperature continues to descent too, the value of this measure is 9.1 °C (48.4 °F). The maximum of the humidity can be noticed, with its value being 78 %. The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum, its value is 5 hours.

    July weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable, its value is 17.7 °C (63.9 °F) in Cape Town, and the minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed as well, its value is 14.6 °C (58.2 °F). The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 10 days, while the maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed. The night temperature reaches its minimum, with its value being 8.4 °C (47.1 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, its value is 6 hours.

    August weather

    The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, its value is 80 mm (3.16 in) in Cape Town. The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 6 hours.

    September weather

    The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed, its value is 19.4 °C (66.9 °F) in Cape Town, and the night temperature rise's start could be observed as well in this month. The rainfall amount continues to descent, the value of this measure is 47 mm (1.86 in), while the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 8 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month.

    October weather

    The tourist season slowly starts in Cape Town. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 21.7 °C (71.1 °F), and the night temperature continues to rise too, its value is 11.5 °C (52.7 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 5 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month as well. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 9 hours.

    November weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Cape Town. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 23.2 °C (73.8 °F), while the sea temperature starts to rise, with its value of 15.8 °C (60.4 °F). The rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value of 21 mm (0.83 in), and the number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month as well, its value is 4 days. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 13.1 °C (55.6 °F).

    December weather

    There is pending tourist season in Cape Town. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 24.9 °C (76.8 °F), and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, its value is 17.1 °C (62.9 °F). The number of rainy days continues to descent, its value is 3 days, and the rainfall amount continues to descent too, its value is 16 mm (0.62 in). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 10 hours.

    FAQs

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Cape Town in January?

    In Cape Town in January, the average daily temperatures will be 25.8 °C (78.4 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is it hot in February in Cape Town?

    In February in Cape Town, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the sea temperature in Cape Town in March?

    The sea will reach 17.1 °C (62.8 °F) in Cape Town in March. At this sea temperature, swimming probably won't be the best experience. You probably won't like to stay in water for a long time. On the other hand, there are a minority of people who seek these conditions.

    Is there a wet season in April in Cape Town?

    No, there is no wet season in April in Cape Town - you can expect 6 days of rain during the month.

    What is the night temperature in May in Cape Town?

    The average night temperature in Cape Town in May is 11.0 °C (51.8 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in August in Cape Town?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 6 hours per day in Cape Town in August.

    How windy is Cape Town in September?

    In Cape Town in September, there will be an average wind scale of 5.3.

    Is October part of the dry season in Cape Town?

    Yes, there is a dry season in Cape Town in October with just 5 days during the month being rainy.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Cape Town in November?

    In November in Cape Town, we can expect 4 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.9 days of the week, or in general - 13 % days.

    Is December a good month to visit Cape Town?

    There are good conditions for visiting in Cape Town in December. The temperature during the day will be nice 24.9 °C (76.8 °F). There are only 3 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home. The temperature of 14.6 °C (58.3 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.