Cape Town Weather in October

What's the weather like in Cape Town (Western Cape) in October 2024?

The climate in Cape Town during October can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

October is in the spring in Cape Town and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 10°C (51°F) is normal.

Cape Town weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 20°C 68°F
Nightly temperature 10.4°C 50.7°F
Average temperature 15.2°C 59.4°F
Daily sunshine 9.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 61 mm 2.4 ins
Rainy days 9 days
Sea temperature 15.9°C 60.5°F
Humidity 73%
Windspeed 19.4kph 12 mph

On average October is the 6th driest month of the year in Cape Town with around 61mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Cape Town

Cape Town average temperature in October

October rainfall

Cape Town average rain in October

October hourly sunshine

Cape Town average rain in October

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 October 2024.

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Cape Town weather stats

Cape Town weather statistics
Hottest month: February 24.8°C 76.6°F
Driest month: February 31mm 1.2ins
Sunniest month: February 11hrs
Coldest month: July 16.2°C 61.2°F
Wettest month: June 189mm 7.4ins
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