Cape Town weather in January 2021

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  • 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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How hot is it in Cape Town in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 25°C in Cape Town in January with low heat and humidity, falling to 15°C at night.

How sunny is it in Cape Town in January?

There are normally 11 hours of bright sunshine each day in Cape Town in January - that's 77% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Cape Town in January?

The average sea temperature around Cape Town in January is 19°C.

Does it rain in Cape Town in January?

There are usually 5 days with some rain in Cape Town in January and the average monthly rainfall is 32mm.

Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for January 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cape Town in January 2021. Select a month to view Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st January 2021 05:39 20:01
Saturday, 16th January 2021 05:52 20:00
Sunday, 31st January 2021 06:07 19:52
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