April weather forecast
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 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).

Temperature

In Cape Town, South Africa, the average high-temperature in April is essentially the same as in March - an agreeable 22.5°C (72.5°F). In Cape Town, in April, 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, during April, the rain falls for 8.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 32mm (1.26") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 111 rainfall days, and 435mm (17.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Cape Town, South Africa, the average seawater temperature in April 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 11h and 14min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 18:41. On the last day of April, in Cape Town, South Africa, sunrise is at 07:20 and sunset at 18:06 SAST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Cape Town is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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.
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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 is the least humid month in Cape Town?

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

What is the average humidity in April in Cape Town?

In April, the average relative humidity is 68%.

How much does it rain in Cape Town in April?

In April, the rain falls for 8.8 days. Throughout April, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in April in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the average seawater temperature in April is 16.6°C (61.9°F). 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).

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

In April, the average day length in Cape Town is 11h and 14min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Cape Town?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 18:41. On the last day of the month, in Cape Town, South Africa, sunrise is at 07:20 and sunset at 18:06 SAST.

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

The average sunshine duration in April in Cape Town, South Africa, is 8.6h.

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

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Cape Town is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to 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%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, August and September (74%).
The 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: 11h and 14min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6h and 0min).

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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

The months with the highest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 6).
The 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

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

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