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Cape Town weather in January 2024
Expect 25°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 11 hours of sunshine per day in Cape Town in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Cape Town in January before you book your next holiday to South Africa in 2024/2025.
- 2525°C max day temperature
- 55 days with some rainfall
- 1515°C min night temperature
- 1414 hours of daylight per day
- LLow heat & humidity
- 3232 mm of monthly rainfall
- 1111+ (Extreme) UV index
- 1919°C sea temperature
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The January weather guide for South Africa (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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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 January sunrise & sunset times
Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Cape Town in January 2024. Select a month to view Cape Town sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Monday, 1st January 2024||05:38||20:01|
|Tuesday, 16th January 2024||05:51||20:00|
|Wednesday, 31st January 2024||06:06||19:53|
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