South Africa weather in August 2021

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The August weather guide for 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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How warm is it in South Africa in August?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 17°C in Cape Town, South Africa in August, falling to 8°C at night.

How sunny is it in South Africa in August?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Cape Town, South Africa in August - that's 60% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around South Africa in August?

The average sea temperature around Cape Town, South Africa in August is 15°C.

Does it rain in South Africa in August?

There are usually 14 days with some rain in Cape Town, South Africa in August and the average monthly rainfall is 163mm.

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South Africa sunrise & sunset times for August 2021

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for South Africa in August 2021. Select a month to view South Africa sunrise & sunset times for the next 12 months. The South Africa sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Cape Town.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st August 2021 07:39 18:07
Monday, 16th August 2021 07:24 18:17
Tuesday, 31st August 2021 07:06 18:28
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