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Lakeside weather in August (Western Cape, South Africa)

How is the weather in Lakeside in August? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In August, Lakeside generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 17°C. But by evening, they drop to around 12°C. Typically, this month presents some of the milder temperatures of the year, yet it remains pleasantly warm.

Precipitation

Lakeside in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 91 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 14 days of rain.

Average sunshine

With around 212 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February, March, April, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June and July tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Lakeside climate page with graphs.

 

Lakeside, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 12°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 14°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 46%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 91 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 80% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 212 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Cape Town, South Africa (18 KM, 11 Miles).

Where to go in South Africa in August

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Lakeside, 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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 14°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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