February 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 in view
An aerial view of Cape Town, South Africa, with the surrounding calm clear waters and several mountains in view

What is the warmest month in Cape Town?

The warmest month in Cape Town, South Africa, is February, with an average high-temperature of 26.5°C (79.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.6°C (60.1°F).

What is the temperature in February in Cape Town?

The average high-temperature, in February, is 26.5°C (79.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F).

How much does it rain in Cape Town in February?

In Cape Town, in February, during 4.6 rainfall days, typically, 17mm (0.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in February in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, South Africa, in February, the average water temperature is 18.1°C (64.6°F). For most, swimming in 18.1°C (64.6°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).
Average temperature in February - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in February: 26.5°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 February: 15.6°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 February - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average humidity in February: 72%

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 February - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in February: 17mm

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

Average rainfall days in February - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in February: 4.6 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 February - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average sea temperature in February: 18.1°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average daylight in February: 13.3h

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 February: 10.6h

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 February - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average UV index in February: 11

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).

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