Monthly weather forecast and climate
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, with the surrounding calm clear waters and several mountains
Cape Town, South Africa, with the surrounding calm clear waters and several mountains

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot summer month in Cape Town, South Africa, with average temperature ranging between min 17.7°C (63.9°F) and max 25.8°C (78.4°F). In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still warm 25.8°C (78.4°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the summer, February, is another warm month in Cape Town, South Africa, with average temperature varying between 17.6°C (63.7°F) and 26.1°C (79°F). With an average high-temperature of 26.1°C (79°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.6°C (63.7°F), February is the warmest month. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the autumn, in Cape Town, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.8°C (76.6°F) and 16.8°C (62.2°F). In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still warm 24.8°C (76.6°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Cape Town, South Africa, is another pleasant autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 22.5°C (72.5°F) and an average low of 15°C (59°F). In April, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - an agreeable 22.5°C (72.5°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the autumn, May, is also an enjoyable month in Cape Town, South Africa, with temperature in the range of an average low of 13.1°C (55.6°F) and an average high of 19.7°C (67.5°F). In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - an enjoyable 19.7°C (67.5°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the winter, in Cape Town, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature ranging between min 11°C (51.8°F) and max 16.8°C (62.2°F). In Cape Town, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in May - a still enjoyable 16.8°C (62.2°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, in Cape Town, South Africa, is another enjoyable winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 16.7°C (62.1°F) and min 10.2°C (50.4°F). In Cape Town, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in June - a still comfortable 16.7°C (62.1°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter, in Cape Town, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature ranging between min 10.2°C (50.4°F) and max 16.6°C (61.9°F). With an average high-temperature of 16.6°C (61.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.2°C (50.4°F), August is the coldest month. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the spring, in Cape Town, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 18°C (64.4°F) and 10.9°C (51.6°F). In September, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in August - a still enjoyable 18°C (64.4°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October in Cape Town, South Africa, is a pleasant spring month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 20.7°C (69.3°F) and an average low of 13.2°C (55.8°F). In Cape Town, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a pleasant 20.7°C (69.3°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the spring, November, is also an agreeable month in Cape Town, South Africa, with average temperature varying between 14.4°C (57.9°F) and 22°C (71.6°F). In November, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in October - a still agreeable 22°C (71.6°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the summer, December, is a warm month in Cape Town, South Africa, with average temperature ranging between min 16.3°C (61.3°F) and max 24.3°C (75.7°F). In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a warm 24.3°C (75.7°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Cape Town?

Throughout the year, there are 111 rainfall days, and 435mm (17.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Cape Town?

The month with the warmest seawater is January, with an average sea temperature of 18.5°C (65.3°F).

When is the highest UV index in Cape Town?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Cape Town.

What is the warmest month in Cape Town?

With an average high-temperature of 26.1°C (79°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.6°C (63.7°F), February is the warmest month.

What are the least humid months in Cape Town?

Months with the lowest humidity in Cape Town are February, April and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the driest month in Cape Town?

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4.9 days and accumulates 7mm (0.28") of precipitation.

When is the lowest UV index in Cape Town?

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Cape Town.

What is the most humid month in Cape Town?

Months with the highest humidity in Cape Town, South Africa, are June, August and September, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the wettest month in Cape Town?

The month with the most rainfall is June when the rain falls for 13.8 days and typically aggregates up to 98mm (3.86") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cape Town?

The month with the shortest days is June, with an average of 9.9h of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cape Town?

With an average of 6h of sunshine, June has the least sunshine of the year.

When is the sea coldest in Cape Town?

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 15.3°C (59.5°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Cape Town, South Africa.

What is the coldest month in Cape Town?

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 16.6°C (61.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.2°C (50.4°F).

When are the longest days in Cape Town?

With an average of 14.4h of daylight, December has the longest days of the year.

What month has the most sunshine in Cape Town?

The month with the most sunshine in Cape Town is December, with an average of 11.1h of sunshine.

Average temperature
Cape Town, South Africa

Average temperature - Cape Town, South Africa

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (26.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (16.6°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (17.7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (10.2°C).

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Average pressure
Cape Town, South Africa

Average pressure - Cape Town, South Africa

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1022mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1013.4mbar).

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Average wind speed
Cape Town, South Africa

Average wind speed - Cape Town, South Africa

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (17.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (13.4km/h).

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Average humidity
Cape Town, South Africa

Average humidity - Cape Town, South Africa

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, August and September (74%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February, April and December (68%).

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Average rainfall
Cape Town, South Africa

Average rainfall - Cape Town, South Africa

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (98mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (7mm).

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Average rainfall days
Cape Town, South Africa

Average rainfall days - Cape Town, South Africa

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.9 days).

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Average sea temperature
Cape Town, South Africa

Average sea temperature - Cape Town, South Africa

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is January (18.5°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (15.3°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Cape Town, South Africa

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Cape Town, South Africa

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.9h).

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average sunshine days
Cape Town, South Africa

Average sunshine days - Cape Town, South Africa

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (14.6 days).

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Average UV index
Cape Town, South Africa

Average UV index - Cape Town, South Africa

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 4).

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Average visibility
Cape Town, South Africa

Average visibility - Cape Town, South Africa

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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