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Best time to visit Cape Town, South Africa

Best time to visit Cape Town, South Africa

The best time to visit Cape Town in South Africa is from january until may and october until december, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Cape Town is 29°C in january and the lowest is 17°C in june. The water temperature is between 16°C and 21°C. The weather and climate of Cape Town is suitable for a city trip.

The average climate figure for Cape Town is an 8,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Cape Town has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the semi-arid climate and mediterranean climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Cape Town or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Cape Town per month

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Day
max °C
Sea
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
29 28 26 25 21 17 19 18 19 25 24 25
Water 21 20 20 19 18 18 17 17 16 17 19 20
MM
rain
9 mm 8 mm 11 mm 32 mm 40 mm 92 mm 45 mm 68 mm 37 mm 20 mm 19 mm 15 mm

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Climate Cape Town

Climate Cape Town

Climate Cape Town per Month

Climate Cape Town per Month
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Cape Town has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the semi-arid climate and mediterranean climate. The average annual temperature for Cape Town is 21° degrees and there is about 395 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 233 days a year with an average humidity of 72% and an UV-index of 5.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
Water °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
29 28 26 25 21 17 19 18 19 25 24 25
Night
min °C
18 18 17 15 13 11 10 10 11 13 14 16
Water °C 21 20 20 19 18 18 17 17 16 17 19 20
MM
rain
9 mm 8 mm 11 mm 32 mm 40 mm 92 mm 45 mm 68 mm 37 mm 20 mm 19 mm 15 mm
Rain
days
6 5 7 9 11 14 9 12 12 9 7 6
Dry
days
25 23 24 21 20 16 22 19 18 22 23 25
Sun hours
per day
11 10 9 9 6 6 7 8 8 10 11 11
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 5 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 6
 

Climate Cape Town january

On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Cape Town and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Cape Town and at least around 18° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Cape Town and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town april

On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Cape Town and at least around 15° degrees. The sea temperature is around 19° degrees. In april there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town may

On average, it is maximum 21° in may in Cape Town and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 18° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town june

On average, it is maximum 17° in june in Cape Town and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 18° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 92 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town july

On average, it is maximum 19° in july in Cape Town and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In july there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town august

On average, it is maximum 18° in august in Cape Town and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In august there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 68 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town september

On average, it is maximum 19° in september in Cape Town and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 16° degrees. In september there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town october

On average, it is maximum 25° in october in Cape Town and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town november

On average, it is maximum 24° in november in Cape Town and at least around 14° degrees. The sea temperature is around 19° degrees. In november there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Cape Town.

Climate Cape Town december

On average, it is maximum 25° in december in Cape Town and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Cape Town.

14 day weather forecast Cape Town

14 day weather forecast Cape Town

The weather for Cape Town in South Africa will be 29° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week
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We
18 Sep
Th
19 Sep
Fr
20 Sep
Sa
21 Sep
Su
22 Sep
Mo
23 Sep
Tu
24 Sep
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Regen Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 23° 29° 25° 17° 18° 19° 22°
Min (°C) 16° 17° 16° 14° 14° 16° 17°
Water °C 17° 18° 16° 17° 17° 17° 18°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
1.1
mm
6.8
mm
0.3
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 25% 85% 25% 0% 20%
UV-index
UV-index 2 2 5 3 5 4 7

Weather forecast next week
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We
25 Sep
Th
26 Sep
Fr
27 Sep
Sa
28 Sep
Su
29 Sep
Mo
30 Sep
Tu
1 Oct
  Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Bewolkt Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 28° 19° 21° 23° 21° 20° 19°
Min (°C) 18° 16° 16° 16° 16° 15° 14°
Water °C 17° 17° 17° 17° 17° 17° 17°
Rainfall (mm) 4.9
mm
0.4
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
1.1
mm
0.3
mm
Rainfall (%) 60% 30% 0% 0% 0% 50% 20%
UV-index
UV-index 7 2 6 6 7 3 6
About Cape Town

About Cape Town

Cape Town lies in South Africa in the province Western Cape and the population consists of 3.215.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Cape Town you have to use +27 or 0027 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +275012457809 or 00275012457809.

Cape Town is in a straight line at 9.433 km distance from Islamabad. From Jinnah International Airport the flight time is about 11 hour and 30 min.

The coordinates of Cape Town, South Africa are latitude: -33.925839 en longitude: 18.423218

The GPS coordinates are S 33° 55' 33.0204" en E 18° 25' 23.5848"

Time difference Cape Town

Time difference Cape Town

In Cape Town it is now 04:51 o’clock at night on wednesday 18 september 2019. That is 3 hour earlier than in Pakistan. The time zone of Cape Town is Africa/Johannesburg and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Currency Cape Town

Currency Cape Town

In Cape Town the South African rand is used to pay.

Exchange rate South African rand (ZAR) 18 september 2019

1 South African rand = 10,62 Pakistani rupee
100 South African rand = 1.061,90 Pakistani rupee

1 Pakistani rupee = 0,09 South African rand
100 Pakistani rupee = 9,42 South African rand

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Vaccinations Cape Town

Vaccinations Cape Town

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Cape Town.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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