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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cape Town in July is 7.0°C (44.6°F). The amount of rain in July is normal with an average of 83mm (3.3in). It rains on average a total of 12 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 17.4°C (63.32°F). This makes July the coldest 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 193 hours of sun.


So what to wear in July? Visitors traveling to Cape Town should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket 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

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Barbeque
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Cape Town (Western Cape)

FRI Jan 28
27°C | 17°C
Sunny

Sunny

SAT Jan 29
30°C | 15°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Jan 30
35°C | 17°C
Sunny

Sunny

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