Cape Town monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

    The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Cape Town

    Cape Town average temperature chart
    Average monthly temperatures in Cape Town (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 24.5 24.8 23.8 21.7 19 16.9 16.2 16.5 17.9 19.8 21.8 23.3
    °F 76 76.7 74.9 71 66.2 62.4 61.2 61.8 64.2 67.6 71.2 73.9

    Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

  • Average rainfall & rainy days

    The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

    Average monthly rainfall in Cape Town (mm and inches)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    mm 32 31 43 82 136 189 164 163 96 61 40 43
    inches 1.3 1.2 1.7 3.2 5.4 7.4 6.5 6.4 3.8 2.4 1.6 1.7
    Rainy days 5 4 5 8 12 13 13 14 11 9 6 6
  • Average daily sunshine

    The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Cape Town

    Average daily sunshine Cape Town
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 11.6 11 9.8 7.9 6.7 5.9 6.4 7 7.8 9.2 10.6 11.3
  • Day / night temperatures

    The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

    Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Cape Town (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Min °C 14.9 15 14 12.1 10 8.5 7.8 8.1 9.1 10.4 12.4 13.9
    Max °C 24.7 25.1 24.1 21.9 19.2 17.1 16.5 16.8 18.1 20 22 23.5
    Min °F 58.8 58.9 57.1 53.8 50 47.3 46 46.5 48.4 50.7 54.3 57
    Max °F 67.6 68 66.2 62.6 58.3 55 53.8 54.3 56.5 59.4 63 65.7
  • Sea temperature

    The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

    Average sea temperature around Cape Town in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 19.3 19.4 18.7 17.4 16.4 15.7 15 15 15.3 15.9 17 18.5
    °F 66.8 66.9 65.6 63.2 61.6 60.2 59.1 58.9 59.6 60.5 62.6 65.4
  • Wind speed

    The graph below shows the average wind speed.

    Average wind speed in Cape Town (mph and kmh)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    km/h 22 21 18 15 14 14 15 16 17 19 22 22
    mph 14 13 11 9 9 9 9 10 11 12 14 14

    A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

  • Relative humidity

    The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

    Average relative humidity in Cape Town
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    71% 71% 72% 74% 77% 78% 78% 77% 75% 73% 70% 70%
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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
Warmest sea: February 19.4°C 66.9°F
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