The climate in Cape Town during December can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.
December is in the summer in Cape Town and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (74°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||23.5°C 74.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||13.9°C 57°F|
|Average temperature||18.7°C 65.7°F|
|Daily sunshine||11.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||43 mm 1.7 ins|
|Rainy days||6 days|
|Sea temperature||18.5°C 65.4°F|
|Windspeed||22.3kph 14 mph|
On average December is the 5th driest month of the year in Cape Town with around 43mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.3 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 December 2022.
|Hottest month:||February||24.8°C 76.6°F|
|Driest month:||February||31mm 1.2ins|
|Coldest month:||July||16.2°C 61.2°F|
|Wettest month:||June||189mm 7.4ins|