Stellenbosch weather in August (Western Cape, South Africa)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Stellenbosch in August lies at 17.9°C (64.22°F). The average minimum temperature is 7.4°C (45.32°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 77mm (3.0 inches). There are generally around 14 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Stellenbosch with 212 hours of sun during the entire month.

So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well. With a water temperature of around 14.0°C (57.2°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.


Monthly Averages in August

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 45 °F
Max Temperature 64 °F
Water Temperature 57 °F
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 212
* Climate data from: Cape Town, South Africa (24 KM, 15 Miles).

Where to stay in Stellenbosch

Where to go in South Africa in August

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Stellenbosch (Western Cape)

Tue   Feb 07
82°F | 68°F
S 11 mph
0.09 inch
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

Wed   Feb 08
91°F | 66°F
SE 13 mph
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Thu   Feb 09
95°F | 63°F
SE 13 mph
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

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