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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cape Town in February is 15.6°C (60.08°F). February is a dry month with an average of 16mm (0.6in) rain. It rains on average a total of 5 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 26.5°C (79.7°F). This makes February the hottest month of the year. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Cape Town with 297 hours of sun.


So what to wear in February? Visitors traveling to Cape Town might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day. With a water temperature of around 20.0°C (68°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in February look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in February

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 15 °C
Max Temperature 26 °C
Water Temperature 20 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 16mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 297

 

Where to stay in Cape Town

Where to go in South Africa in February

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Weather Forecasts for Cape Town (Western Cape)

WED   Oct 05
21°C | 10°C
SW 10 kmph
THU   Oct 06
19°C | 12°C
S 18 kmph
1.1 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

FRI   Oct 07
24°C | 12°C
S 20 kmph

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