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Average monthly weather in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, Mother City of Africa, and the Western Cape has a Mediterranean climate. This means it experiences hot summers and mild and rainy winters. In winter most months have more than one hundred millimeters (3.9 inch) of precipitation. In summer months (December to March) it is warm, sunny and dry in Cape Town. For many, this is the ideal time to visit the Cape. Also because the heat is combined with relative low precipitation, this means the humidity is not too high.

What's the best time to go to Cape Town in South Africa? Here are some annual weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:
  • Cape Town has dry periods in January, February, March, November and December.
  • On average, the warmest month is January.
  • On average, the coolest month is August.
  • June is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you don't like too much rain.
  • January is the driest month.
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For more information, see the weather forecast and our average climate infomation (by month in graphs) below.

* Data from nearest weather station: Cape Town, South Africa (0.0 KM).
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Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit »
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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours
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Average water temperature over the year

The monthly mean water temperature. Show in Fahrenheit »
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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches »
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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.
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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity
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Average wind speed over the year

This is the mean monthly wind speed (meters per second)
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Weather Forecast for Cape Town

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SUN
Sunny
23°C
12°C
MON
Light rain shower
17°C
11°C
TUE
Patchy rain possible
14°C
10°C