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The weather guide for Cape Town, South Africa 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.

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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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Where's hot in South Africa right now?

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in South Africa. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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