November weather forecast
Cape Town, South Africa

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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 November

November in Cape Town is a prelude to summer with the weather oscillating between pleasantly warm to hot. With temperatures pushing into their early twenties, this month starts harvesting the best of both spring and summer, making it a fan favorite. Even the sea temperature starts rising, becoming conducive to water-based activities. Heading into December, the weather forecast hints towards peak summer temperatures and the festive holiday ambiance brings the city to life.

Temperature

The arrival of November denotes a barely perceptible change in the average high-temperatures to a still agreeable 22°C (71.6°F) from October's 20.7°C (69.3°F). Throughout November, Cape Town encounters an average temperature drop to a moderate 14.4°C (57.9°F).

Humidity

In November, the average relative humidity in Cape Town is 69%.

Rainfall

In Cape Town, during November, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 18mm (0.71") 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

In Cape Town, the average seawater temperature in November is 17.2°C (63°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 17.2°C (63°F) is not a pleasant experience. As the temperature falls from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F), controlling one's breathing becomes more difficult.

Daylight

The average length of the day in November in Cape Town is 13h and 53min.
On the first day of November in Cape Town, South Africa, sunrise is at 05:45 and sunset at 19:14. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:28 and sunset at 19:42 SAST.

Sunshine

In Cape Town, the average sunshine in November is 10.7h.

UV index

In November, the average daily maximum UV index in Cape Town is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index, 5 in November, converts into the following recommendations:
Guard yourself - An obligation to protect skin and eyes from harm exists. UV radiation from the Sun is most dangerous during midday; take precautions and seek shade. Arm yourself against UV rays' harm with protective apparel and UV-filtering shades.
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Frequently asked questions

What are November temperatures in Cape Town?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Cape Town during November are 22°C (71.6°F) and 14.4°C (57.9°F) respectively.

What is the average humidity in November in Cape Town?

In November, the average relative humidity is 69%.

How much does it rain in Cape Town in November?

In Cape Town, in November, during 7 rainfall days, 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in November in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the average seawater temperature in November is 17.2°C (63°F). Swimming in 17.2°C (63°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

The average day length in November in Cape Town is 13h and 53min.

When are sunrise and sunset in November in Cape Town?

On the first day of November in Cape Town, sunrise is at 05:45 and sunset at 19:14. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:28 and sunset at 19:42 SAST.

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

The average sunshine duration in November is 10.7h.

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

In November, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average temperature in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in November: 22°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 November: 14.4°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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average pressure in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average pressure in November: 1015.9mbar

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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average wind speed in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average wind speed in November: 17.5km/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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average humidity in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average humidity in November: 69%

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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average rainfall in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in November: 18mm

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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average rainfall days in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in November: 7 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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average sea temperature in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average sea temperature in November: 17.2°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 November /
Average sunshine in November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average daylight in November / Average sunshine in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average daylight in November: 13h and 5min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in November: 10h and 4min

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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

Average sunshine days in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average sunshine days in November: 21 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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

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

Average cloud cover in November - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average cloud cover in November: 23

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 November
Cape Town, South Africa

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