Best time to visit, weather and climate Cape Town

Best time to visit Cape Town, South Africa

The best time to visit Cape Town in South Africa is from january until april and october until december, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Cape Town is 26°C in january and the lowest is 16°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 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Cape Town has the mediterranean climate prevailing. 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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 26°C 25°C 22°C 19°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 21°C 22°C 24°C
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Climate Cape Town

Cape Town has the mediterranean climate prevailing. The summers are hot and dry, and the temperature is mild in the winter. The average annual temperature for Cape Town is 25° degrees and there is about 353 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 215 days a year with an average humidity of 52% and an UV-index of 5.


Climate Cape Town

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
Water
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
26°C 26°C 25°C 22°C 19°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 21°C 22°C 24°C
Night
min °C
18°C 18°C 17°C 15°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 16°C
Water 21°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 19°C 20°C
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 26° 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 26° 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 25° 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 22° 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 19° 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 16° 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 17° 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 17° 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 18° 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 21° 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 22° 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 24° 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

The weather for Cape Town in South Africa will be 16° till 19° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max (°C) Min (°C) Water Rainfall (mm) Rainfall (%) Wind UV-index
Fr
14 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 16°C 10°C 15°C 0.4 mm 25% 3m/s 5
Sa
15 Aug
Regen 15°C 10°C 15°C 9.9 mm 90% 6m/s 3
Su
16 Aug
Bewolkt 12°C 9°C 15°C 2.5 mm 70% 2m/s 3
Mo
17 Aug
Bewolkt 14°C 9°C 15°C 1.3 mm 55% 2m/s 4
Tu
18 Aug
Bewolkt 13°C 11°C 15°C 0.2 mm 15% 4m/s 2
We
19 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 17°C 10°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 5
Th
20 Aug
Broken wolken 18°C 11°C 15°C 0.8 mm 45% 2m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max (°C) Min (°C) Water Rainfall (mm) Rainfall (%) Wind UV-index
Fr
21 Aug
Broken wolken 19°C 12°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 5
Sa
22 Aug
Bewolkt 15°C 12°C 15°C 1.9 mm 65% 5m/s 2
Su
23 Aug
Light doucheregen 19°C 13°C 15°C 4.4 mm 80% 2m/s 2
Mo
24 Aug
Broken wolken 18°C 13°C 15°C 0.3 mm 20% 3m/s 1
Tu
25 Aug
Enkele wolken 19°C 13°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
We
26 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 19°C 12°C 15°C 0.4 mm 25% 2m/s 2
Th
27 Aug
Enkele wolken 15°C 11°C 15°C 0.1 mm 20% 6m/s 2

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Flight tickets to Cape Town

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  • Cape Town International Airport (17 km)
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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 hours30.

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

The GPS coordinates are S 33° 55' 32.8800" en E 18° 25' 23.5200"

Currency Cape Town

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

Exchange rate South African rand (ZAR) 14 august 2020

1 South African rand = 9,67 Pakistani rupee
100 South African rand = 966,96 Pakistani rupee

1 Pakistani rupee = 0,10 South African rand
100 Pakistani rupee = 10,34 South African rand

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Time difference Cape Town

In Cape Town it is now 06:19 o’clock in the morning on friday 14 august 2020. That is 3 hour earlier than in Pakistan. The time zone of Cape Town is Africa/Johannesburg and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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)