Cape Verde weather

Check on the weather in Cape Verde before you book your holiday. Whatever kind of trip you are planning, take a look at today's temperature, the outlook for tomorrow and what the weather is usually like at this time of year. The Cape Verde weather guide shown below is for Espargos, Sal.

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Cape Verde weather overview

These ten volcanic islands, which lie off the west coast of Africa, have some fine beaches and enjoy a tropical oceanic climate. Rainfall is very low outside the August to October rainy season and temperatures are consistently high throughout the year. Humidity can be uncomfortably high during the rainy months, when cloud cover is often dense, but frequent sea breezes help to mitigate the mugginess.

Fogo Volcano, Cape Verde © dareon - Fotolia.com
Fogo Volcano, Cape Verde © dareon - Fotolia.com

Best time to visit is between December and March, when temperatures are lowest. Note for beach lovers - the sunniest months are February to June.

What to pack for Cape Verde weather

Pack light, absorbent clothing whenever you visit and be prepared for rain between August and October.

Cape Verde weather by month

Check the weather in Cape Verde for a particular month by selecting from the list below.

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