Cape Town weather in December 2019

  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Cape Town24
    24°C max day temperature
  • 11 hours of sunshine per day
  • 6 days with some rainfall in December in Cape Town6
    6 days with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Cape Town14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in December in Cape Town14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in December in Cape Town0
    No heat & humidity
  • 43 mm monthly rainfall in December in Cape Town43
    43 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Cape Town11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 18°C sea temperature in December in Cape Town18
    18°C sea temperature

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Expect 24°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 11 hours of sunshine per day in Cape Town in December. Check more long-term weather averages for Cape Town in December before you book your next holiday to South Africa in 2019/2020.

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The December 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 December

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cape Town in December is a warm 24°C (75°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 14°C (57°F). There are usually 11 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 74% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 43mm (1.7 inches) of rainfall across the whole of December with 6 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11+ UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Cape Town in December is 18°C (64°F).

Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for December 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cape Town in December 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
Sunday, 1st December 2019 05:28 19:42
Monday, 2nd December 2019 05:28 19:43
Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 05:28 19:44
Wednesday, 4th December 2019 05:28 19:45
Thursday, 5th December 2019 05:28 19:46
Friday, 6th December 2019 05:28 19:47
Saturday, 7th December 2019 05:28 19:47
Sunday, 8th December 2019 05:28 19:48
Monday, 9th December 2019 05:28 19:49
Tuesday, 10th December 2019 05:28 19:50
Wednesday, 11th December 2019 05:28 19:51
Thursday, 12th December 2019 05:29 19:51
Friday, 13th December 2019 05:29 19:52
Saturday, 14th December 2019 05:29 19:53
Sunday, 15th December 2019 05:29 19:53
Monday, 16th December 2019 05:30 19:54
Tuesday, 17th December 2019 05:30 19:55
Wednesday, 18th December 2019 05:30 19:55
Thursday, 19th December 2019 05:31 19:56
Friday, 20th December 2019 05:31 19:56
Saturday, 21st December 2019 05:32 19:57
Sunday, 22nd December 2019 05:32 19:57
Monday, 23rd December 2019 05:33 19:58
Tuesday, 24th December 2019 05:33 19:58
Wednesday, 25th December 2019 05:34 19:59
Thursday, 26th December 2019 05:34 19:59
Friday, 27th December 2019 05:35 19:59
Saturday, 28th December 2019 05:36 20:00
Sunday, 29th December 2019 05:36 20:00
Monday, 30th December 2019 05:37 20:00
Tuesday, 31st December 2019 05:38 20:00
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