Stellenbosch weather in February (Western Cape, South Africa)

Planning a trip to Stellenbosch in February? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Stellenbosch, February is characterized by high temperatures and low rainfall. February falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 28°C, while night temperatures can drop to 17°C. On average, it is the warmest month of the year. So be prepared and pack summer clothes. Embrace the warmth, but always stay equipped with your summer essentials to make the most of this toasty month.

Stellenbosch in February usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 23 mm for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Typically around 4 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 297 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, February is a great time to visit. January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While July tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Stellenbosch, monthly averages in February

Min Temperature 17°C  
Max Temperature 28°C  
Water Temperature 20°C *  
Chance of Rain 14%  
Precipitation 23 mm  
Rainy days 4 days  
Humidity 72% *  
Windspeed 18 km/h *  
Sunshine 297 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Cape Town, South Africa (24 KM, 15 Miles).

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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Stellenbosch 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. With a water temperature of around 20°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

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

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