Climate in Cape Town: when to go

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Annual average climate in Cape Town

Below is a summary of Cape Town's year-round weather averages:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 12°C
  • Average annual temperature: 18°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 23°C
  • Precipitation: 101 mm/month (with 18 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January 17 ° / 28 ° -
february 16 ° / 28 ° -
March 15 ° / 27 ° -
April 12 ° / 25 ° -
may 10 ° / 21 ° 92mm / 18 days
June 7 ° / 19 ° 104mm / 18 days
July 7 ° / 19 ° 133mm / 18 days
August 7 ° / 19 ° 109mm / 20 days
September 9 ° / 20 ° 65mm / 15 days
October 11 ° / 23 ° -
November 13 ° / 25 ° -
December 15 ° / 27 ° -

Climate stats were generated using information from the CAPE TOWN INTL weather station. The latter is located in South Africa, 17 km from Cape Town and is at an altitude of 46 meters.





The best time to go, or the months to avoid

Below are some additional indications that should allow you to choose the right time for your trip, or the periods to ban.

Which are the warmest months in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
January (with 28°C), february (with 28°C), December (with 27°C), …


What are the coldest months?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Cape Town are:
August (with 13°C), June (with 13°C), July (with 13°C), …

Which are the driest months in Cape Town?

In Cape Town, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
September (with 15 rainy days/month), may (with 18 rainy days/month), June (with 18 rainy days/month), …

What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in Cape Town are:
August (with 20 rainy days/month), may (with 18 rainy days/month), June (with 18 rainy days/month), …


What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

Cities near Cape Town could have a fairly similar climate:
Kraaifontein (28 km from Cape Town), Retreat (15 km), Rondebosch (6 km), Claremont (7 km), Rosebank (6 km), Constantia (12 km), Newlands (6 km ), …

Around Cape Town

You might also be interested in these cities:
Atlantis (40 km from Cape Town), Worcester (100 km), Saldanha (111 km), Robertson (136 km), …

In South Africa

Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in South Africa:
Durban (1272 km from Cape Town), Johannesburg (1262 km), Pretoria (1308 km), Port Elizabeth (663 km), Pietermaritzburg (1228 km), Tembisa (1291 km), East London (to 886 km), Bloemfontein (911 km), Vryheid (1363 km), Kimberley (834 km), …

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