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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cape Town in March is 14.0°C (57.2°F). March is a dry month with an average of 21mm (0.8in) rain. It rains on average a total of 5 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 25.3°C (77.54°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 293 hours of sun.


So what to wear in March? 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 18.0°C (64.4°F),

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

Monthly Averages in March

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 14 °C
Max Temperature 25 °C
Water Temperature 18 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 21mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 293

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 March.

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)

FRI May 27
23°C | 13°C
Sunny

Sunny

SAT May 28
20°C | 12°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SUN May 29
17°C | 13°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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