Cape Town weather in October (Western Cape, South Africa)
You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in October.
The average maximum daytime temperature in Cape Town in October lies at 21.0°C (69.8°F).
The average minimum temperature is 10.5°C (50.9°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).
The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 33mm (1.3in). It rains an average of 9 days of the month. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Cape Town with 278 hours of sun. October is known as one of the best months to visit Cape Town.
So what to wear in October? For visitors traveling to Cape Town we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well. With a water temperature of around 16.0°C (60.8°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.
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For other monthly average weather and what to do in October look at the numbers below.
Monthly Averages in October
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Where to stay in Cape Town
Where to go in South Africa in OctoberFind out more about the weather in South Africa in October and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in October.
Weather Forecasts for Cape Town (Western Cape)
Patchy rain possible
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