Cape Town weather in July (Western Cape, South Africa)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cape Town in July lies at 17.4°C (63.32°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is 7.0°C (44.6°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 83mm (3.3 inches). There are generally around 12 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 193 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

So what to wear in July? Visitors traveling to Cape Town should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. With a water temperature of around 15.0°C (59°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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


Monthly Averages in July

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 7 °C
Max Temperature 17 °C
Water Temperature 15 °C
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 83mm
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 193

Where to stay in Cape Town

Where to go in South Africa in July

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in July 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 July.

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Cape Town (Western Cape)

Tue   Feb 07
25°C | 19°C
S 32 km/h
0.2 mm
broken clouds and no rain

broken clouds and no rain

Wed   Feb 08
30°C | 18°C
S 40 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Thu   Feb 09
29°C | 16°C
S 32 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

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