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The weather guide for South Africa (Cape Town) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Cape Town?

The hottest time of year in Cape Town is normally February. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 25°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Cape Town?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Cape Town with 189mm on average. There are normally 13 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Cape Town?

The sunniest time of year in Cape Town is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 77% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Cape Town?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Cape Town in February when the water temperature reaches 20°C.

What is the flight time to South Africa from the UK?

The flight time to South Africa from the UK is typically 11 to 12 hours.

What is the time difference between South Africa and the UK?

The time difference between South Africa and the UK is GMT+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in South Africa?

The main languages spoken in South Africa are Zulu, Xhosa and English.

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What is the currency in South Africa?

The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR).

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Which plugs are used in South Africa?

South Africa uses electrical plug type C + M + N (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in South Africa?

They drive on the left side of the road in South Africa.

Compare Cape Town weather with the USA

Below the Cape Town weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Cape Town, South Africa and the USA (Washington).

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