October 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 temperature in October in Cape Town?

In October, in Cape Town, the average high-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.6°C (51.1°F).

How much does it rain in Cape Town in October?

In October, in Cape Town, the rain falls for 8.7 days. Throughout October, 30mm (1.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in October in Cape Town?

In October, in Cape Town, South Africa, the average sea temperature is 15.9°C (60.6°F). Swimming in 15.9°C (60.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).
Average temperature in October - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in October: 21.3°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 October: 10.6°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 October - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average humidity in October: 74%

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 October - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in October: 30mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8.7 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 October - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average sea temperature in October: 15.9°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average daylight in October: 13h

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 October: 9h

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 October - Cape Town, South Africa
  • Average UV index in October: 8

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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