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. 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 Celsius

Min Temperature 60 °F
Max Temperature 79 °F
Water Temperature 68 °F
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 1 in
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 297

Where to stay in Cape Town

What To Do

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

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)

MON Dec 06
68°F | 60°F

Patchy rain possible

TUE Dec 07
78°F | 58°F

Sunny

WED Dec 08
83°F | 59°F

Sunny

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