July 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 July

July, like June, in Cape Town, South Africa, is another comfortable winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 10.2°C (50.4°F) and an average high of 16.7°C (62.1°F).

Temperature

In July, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in June - a still comfortable 16.7°C (62.1°F). The average low-temperature, in July, is 10.2°C (50.4°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In Cape Town, South Africa, during July, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 62mm (2.44") of 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

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 15.3°C (59.5°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Cape Town.
Note: For most, swimming in 15.3°C (59.5°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, South Africa, is 10.1h.

Sunshine

In July, the average sunshine in Cape Town is 6.8h.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Cape Town. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In July, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 July in Cape Town?

In July, in Cape Town, South Africa, the average high-temperature is 16.7°C (62.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.2°C (50.4°F).

What is the average humidity in July in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the average relative humidity in July is 73%.

How much does it rain in Cape Town in July?

In Cape Town, during July, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 62mm (2.44") of precipitation.

What months are 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.

How cold is the water in July in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, in July, the average water temperature is 15.3°C (59.5°F). For most, swimming in 15.3°C (59.5°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 July in Cape Town?

The average length of the day in July in Cape Town is 10.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cape Town have in July?

The average sunshine in July in Cape Town, South Africa, is 6.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cape Town?

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

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

The average daily maximum UV index in July in Cape Town, South Africa, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average temperature in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in July: 16.7°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 July: 10.2°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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average pressure in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average pressure in July: 1022mbar

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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average wind speed in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average wind speed in July: 14.1km/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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average humidity in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average humidity in July: 73%

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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average rainfall in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in July: 62mm

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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average rainfall days in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in July: 10.8 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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average sea temperature in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average sea temperature in July: 15.3°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 July /
Average sunshine in July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average daylight in July: 10.1h

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 July: 6.8h

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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average sunshine days in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average sunshine days in July: 18.5 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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average UV index in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average UV index in July: 4

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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average cloud cover in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average cloud cover in July: 29

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 July
Cape Town, South Africa

Average visibility in July - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average visibility in July: 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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