Weather in South Africa in October 2019

  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in October in South Africa (Cape Town)20
    20°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day (67% of daylight hours) in October in South Africa9
    9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 9 days with some rainfall in October in South Africa (Cape Town)9
    9 days with some rainfall
  • 10°C minimum night-time temperature in October in South Africa (Cape Town)10
    10°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in October in South Africa (Cape Town)13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in October in South Africa (Cape Town)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 61 mm monthly rainfall in October in South Africa (Cape Town)61
    61 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in October in South Africa (Cape Town)8
    8 (Very High) UV index
  • 15°C sea temperature in October in South Africa (Cape Town)15
    15°C sea temperature

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Expect 20°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 9 hours of sunshine per day in South Africa in October. Check more long-term weather averages for South Africa in October before you book your next holiday to South Africa in 2019/2020. The October weather averages shown above are for Cape Town.

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The October weather guide for South Africa, represented by Cape Town, 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 South Africa weather in October

The average maximum daytime temperature in South Africa in October is a comfortable 20°C (68°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 10°C (50°F). There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 67% of the 13 hours of daylight.

Expect 61mm (2.4 inches) of rainfall across the whole of October with 9 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (8 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around South Africa in October is 15°C (59°F).

The weather in South Africa in October is represented by Cape Town.

South Africa sunrise & sunset times for October 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for South Africa in October 2019. Select a month to view South Africa sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The South Africa sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Cape Town.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Tuesday, 1st October 2019 06:24 18:49
Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 06:22 18:50
Thursday, 3rd October 2019 06:21 18:50
Friday, 4th October 2019 06:20 18:51
Saturday, 5th October 2019 06:18 18:52
Sunday, 6th October 2019 06:17 18:53
Monday, 7th October 2019 06:16 18:53
Tuesday, 8th October 2019 06:14 18:54
Wednesday, 9th October 2019 06:13 18:55
Thursday, 10th October 2019 06:12 18:56
Friday, 11th October 2019 06:10 18:56
Saturday, 12th October 2019 06:09 18:57
Sunday, 13th October 2019 06:08 18:58
Monday, 14th October 2019 06:07 18:59
Tuesday, 15th October 2019 06:05 19:00
Wednesday, 16th October 2019 06:04 19:00
Thursday, 17th October 2019 06:03 19:01
Friday, 18th October 2019 06:02 19:02
Saturday, 19th October 2019 06:00 19:03
Sunday, 20th October 2019 05:59 19:04
Monday, 21st October 2019 05:58 19:04
Tuesday, 22nd October 2019 05:57 19:05
Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 05:56 19:06
Thursday, 24th October 2019 05:55 19:07
Friday, 25th October 2019 05:54 19:08
Saturday, 26th October 2019 05:52 19:09
Sunday, 27th October 2019 05:51 19:10
Monday, 28th October 2019 05:50 19:11
Tuesday, 29th October 2019 05:49 19:11
Wednesday, 30th October 2019 05:48 19:12
Thursday, 31st October 2019 05:47 19:13
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