Cape Town
South Africa
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Cape Town, South Africa

An aerial view of Cape Town, South Africa, with the surrounding calm clear waters and several mountains
An aerial view of Cape Town, South Africa, with the surrounding calm clear waters and several mountains
Abril, the same as Marzo, is another warm autumn month in Cape Town, South Africa, with average temperature varying between 23°C (73.4°F) and 11.9°C (53.4°F).

Temperature

In Abril, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in Marzo - a still moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). In Cape Town, South Africa, in Abril, the average low-temperature is 11.9°C (53.4°F).

Humidity

In Cape Town, the average relative humidity in Abril is 78%.

Rainfall

In Abril, in Cape Town, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout Abril, 41mm (1.61") of precipitation is accumulated. In Cape Town, during the entire year, the rain falls for 103.7 days and collects up to 515mm (20.28") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cape Town, the average water temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 16.6°C (61.9°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Cape Town is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In Cape Town, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

UV index

In Cape Town, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in Abril in Cape Town?

In Abril, in Cape Town, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.9°C (53.4°F).

What is the average humidity in Abril in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, South Africa, the average relative humidity in Abril is 78%.

How much does it rain in Cape Town in Abril?

In Cape Town, South Africa, during Abril, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 41mm (1.61") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in Abril in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, South Africa, the average seawater temperature in Abril is 16.6°C (61.9°F). Swimming in 16.6°C (61.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in Abril in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, South Africa, the average length of the day in Abril is 11.2h.

How long on average sun shines in Abril in Cape Town?

In Abril, the average sunshine in Cape Town, South Africa, is 7.8h.

What is the UV index reading in Abril in Cape Town?

The average daily maximum UV index in Abril in Cape Town, South Africa, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in April: 23°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (26.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (17.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 11.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (15.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (7°C).

Average humidity in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average humidity in April: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June and July (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, November and December (71%).

Average rainfall in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in April: 41mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (93mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (14mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in April: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (4.6 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average sea temperature in April: 16.6°C

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

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average daylight in April: 11.2h

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

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.8h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average UV index in April: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).