Cape Town weather in August 2019

  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Cape Town17
    17°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 14 days with some rainfall in August in Cape Town14
    14 days with some rainfall
  • 8°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Cape Town8
    8°C min night temperature
  • 11 hours of daylight per day in August in Cape Town11
    11 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in August in Cape Town0
    No heat & humidity
  • 163 mm monthly rainfall in August in Cape Town163
    163 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in August in Cape Town4
    4 (Moderate) UV index
  • 15°C sea temperature in August in Cape Town15
    15°C sea temperature
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The August weather guide for Cape Town, South Africa shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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Guide to Cape Town weather in August

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cape Town in August is a comfortable 17°C (63°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 8°C (46°F). There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 60% of the 11 hours of daylight.

Expect 163mm (6.4 inches) of rainfall across the whole of August with 14 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be moderate (4 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Cape Town in August is 15°C (59°F).

Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for August 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cape Town in August 2019. Select a month to view Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Thursday, 1st August 2019 07:39 18:07
Friday, 16th August 2019 07:25 18:17
Saturday, 31st August 2019 07:06 18:27
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