Average weather in April in Cape Town (Western Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cape Town in April is 11.8°C (53.24°F). The amount of rain in April is normal with an average of 41mm (1.6in). It rains on average a total of 8 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 23.0°C (73.4°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Cape Town with 234 hours of sun. April is known as one of the best months to visit Cape Town.


So what to wear in April? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 17.0°C (62.6°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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Monthly Averages in April

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 53 °F
Max Temperature 73 °F
Water Temperature 62 °F
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 234

Where to stay in Cape Town

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What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in April.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Cape Town (Western Cape)

MON May 23
70°F | 55°F
Sunny

Sunny

TUE May 24
63°F | 56°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED May 25
69°F | 55°F
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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