The climate in Cape Town during August can be summarized as mild and wet.
August is in the winter in Cape Town and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.
|163 mm 6.4 ins
|16.2kph 10 mph
On average August is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Cape Town with around 163mm 6.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Cape Town in August 2024.