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Western Cape weather in April

Planning a getaway to Western Cape this April and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Western Cape in April?

Western Cape is a region in South Africa. April in Western Cape generally has temperatures that range from pleasant to warm, with precipitation levels ranging from low to moderate.

Based on our climate data spanning from 1990-2020, the average maximum temperature is pleasant in Paternoster at 19°C to warm in Piketberg at 27°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 12°C in Piketberg and 15°C in Paternoster.

In April, precipitation varies across different areas. From low rainfall in Strandfontein with an average of 17 mm to moderate rainfall in Simondium with 61 mm. The days are mostly sunny, with an average total of around 234 hours of sunshine in Cape Town. The sunlight during this month doesn't just make the days brighter, it also seems to make everyone a bit more cheerful.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Western Cape in April, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Western Cape climate page.

Where to go in Western Cape in April

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Western Cape on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in April for the 5 most popular destinations in Western Cape?

Cape Town

In April Cape Town generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Cape Town
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
24°C 
16°C 
293 hours 
20 mm 
5 days 
22°C 
14°C 
234 hours 
52 mm 
8 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
12°C 
205 hours 
80 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Cape Town

Knysna

In April Knysna generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Knysna
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
23°C 
17°C 
280 hours 
54 mm 
10 days 
22°C 
15°C 
262 hours 
56 mm 
9 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
13°C 
261 hours 
50 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Knysna

Stellenbosch

In April Stellenbosch generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Stellenbosch
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
27°C 
15°C 
293 hours 
25 mm 
5 days 
24°C 
13°C 
234 hours 
61 mm 
8 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
10°C 
205 hours 
92 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Stellenbosch

Hermanus

In April Hermanus generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Hermanus
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
24°C 
17°C 
32 mm 
7 days 
22°C 
15°C 
50 mm 
9 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
13°C 
58 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Hermanus

Plettenberg Bay

In April Plettenberg Bay generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Plettenberg Bay
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
23°C 
17°C 
280 hours 
54 mm 
10 days 
22°C 
15°C 
262 hours 
54 mm 
9 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
14°C 
261 hours 
51 mm 
8 days 
Climate in Plettenberg Bay

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Is April the best time to visit Western Cape?

We believe that April is one of the best times to visit Western Cape with overall perfect weather in Cape Town.

Generally speaking, January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December provide perfect weather in Cape Town. On the other hand, the month of July tends to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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