April 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 April

April, the same as March, in Cape Town, South Africa, is an agreeable autumn month, with average temperature varying between 15°C (59°F) and 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Temperature

In Cape Town, South Africa, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a pleasant 22.5°C (72.5°F). In Cape Town, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Humidity

February, April and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are the least humid months in Cape Town.

Rainfall

In Cape Town, in April, it is raining for 8.8 days, with typically 32mm (1.26") of accumulated precipitation. In Cape Town, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111 days and collects up to 435mm (17.13") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cape Town, South Africa, 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

In April, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In Cape Town, the average sunshine in April is 8.6h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, in April, the average high-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

What are the least humid months in Cape Town?

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

What is the average humidity in April in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the average relative humidity in April is 68%.

How many days does it rain in April in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, South Africa, in April, during 8.8 rainfall days, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in April in Cape Town?

In April, the average sea temperature in Cape Town, South Africa, is 16.6°C (61.9°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.6°C (61.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

In April, the average length of the day in Cape Town is 11.2h.

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

In April, the average sunshine in Cape Town, South Africa, is 8.6h.

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

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Cape Town, South Africa, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average temperature in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in April: 22.5°C

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).

  • Average low temperature in April: 15°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 in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average pressure in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average pressure in April: 1017.5mbar

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 in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average wind speed in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average wind speed in April: 14.2km/h

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 in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average humidity in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average humidity in April: 68%

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 in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average rainfall in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in April: 32mm

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 in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average rainfall days in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in April: 8.8 days

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 in April
Cape Town, South Africa

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).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (15.3°C).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Cape Town, South Africa

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 the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.6h

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 in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average sunshine days in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average sunshine days in April: 19.1 days

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 in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average UV index in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average UV index in April: 5

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 cloud cover in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average cloud cover in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average cloud cover in April: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 34).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in April
Cape Town, South Africa

Average visibility in April - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average visibility in April: 10km

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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