Beaufort West weather in February (Western Cape, South Africa)

How is the weather in Beaufort West in February? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In February, Beaufort West generally has very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. February falls within the summer season. Daytime temperatures hover around 31°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 17°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Beaufort West in February usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 50 mm (show in inches) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 5 days.

The city usually sees around 294 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures, February may not be the ideal month to visit Beaufort West. March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, January, February and December tend to have less favorable conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Beaufort West climate page with graphs.


Beaufort West, monthly averages in February

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 16.8°C  
Max Temperature 31.2°C  
Chance of Rain 16%  
Precipitation 50 mm  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 50% *  
Windspeed 11 km/h *  
Sunshine 294 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  

Where to go in South Africa in February

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Beaufort West in February?

​ It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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