Stellenbosch weather in April (Western Cape, South Africa)

Looking to travel to Stellenbosch in April? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Stellenbosch the weather in April is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 24°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 13°C.

Stellenbosch in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 61 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 8 days of rain.

With around 234 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, April is one of the better months to visit Stellenbosch. January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, July tends to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Stellenbosch, monthly averages in April

Min Temperature 13°C  
Max Temperature 24°C  
Water Temperature 17°C *  
Chance of Rain 27%  
Precipitation 61 mm  
Rainy days 8 days  
Humidity 78% *  
Windspeed 14 km/h *  
Sunshine 234 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Cape Town, South Africa (24 KM, 15 Miles).

Where to go in South Africa in April

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in April 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Stellenbosch in April?

For visitors traveling to Stellenbosch, 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 17°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 in April.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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