Cape Town weather in January 2020

  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cape Town25
    25°C max day temperature
  • 11 hours of sunshine per day
  • 5 days with some rainfall in January in Cape Town5
    5 days with some rainfall
  • 15°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Cape Town15
    15°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in January in Cape Town14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • Low heat & humidity in January in Cape TownL
    Low heat & humidity
  • 32 mm monthly rainfall in January in Cape Town32
    32 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Cape Town11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 19°C sea temperature in January in Cape Town19
    19°C sea temperature
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The January 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 January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cape Town in January is a warm 25°C (77°F) with low heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 15°C (59°F). There are usually 11 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 77% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 32mm (1.3 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 5 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 January is 19°C (66°F).

Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for January 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cape Town in January 2020. Select a month to view Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st January 2020 05:38 20:01
Thursday, 16th January 2020 05:51 20:00
Friday, 31st January 2020 06:06 19:53
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