July 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 July

July, like June, in Cape Town, South Africa, is another enjoyable winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 10.2°C (50.4°F) and 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). In July, in Cape Town, the average low-temperature is 10.2°C (50.4°F).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Cape Town, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 62mm (2.44") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 111 rainfall days, and 435mm (17.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The months with the coldest seawater are July through September, with an average sea temperature of 15.3°C (59.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 15.3°C (59.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In July, the average length of the day in Cape Town is 10h and 9min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:52 and sunset at 17:48. On the last day of July, sunrise is at 07:39 and sunset at 18:05 SAST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Cape Town are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in July transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 July in Cape Town?

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

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

In Cape Town, South Africa, in July, during 10.8 rainfall days, 62mm (2.44") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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 in Cape Town.

What is the sea temperature in July in Cape Town?

In July, the average sea temperature in Cape Town 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).

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

In July, the average day length in Cape Town, South Africa, is 10h and 9min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in July in Cape Town?

On the first day of July in Cape Town, South Africa, sunrise is at 07:52 and sunset at 17:48. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:39 and sunset at 18:05 SAST.

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

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

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Cape Town?

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in July in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

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%

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 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: 10h and 9min

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 July: 6h and 48min

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 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

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 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

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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