Cape Town weather in March 2021

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  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Cape Town24
    24°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 5 days with some rainfall in March in Cape Town5
    5 days with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Cape Town14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in March in Cape Town12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • Low heat & humidity in March in Cape TownL
    Low heat & humidity
  • 43 mm monthly rainfall in March in Cape Town43
    43 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in March in Cape Town9
    9 (Very High) UV index
  • 18°C sea temperature in March in Cape Town18
    18°C sea temperature
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The March 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 March?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 24°C in Cape Town in March, falling to 14°C at night.

How sunny is it in Cape Town in March?

There are normally 9 hours of bright sunshine each day in Cape Town in March - that's 75% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Cape Town in March?

The average sea temperature around Cape Town in March is 18°C.

Does it rain in Cape Town in March?

There are usually 5 days with some rain in Cape Town in March and the average monthly rainfall is 43mm.

Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for March 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cape Town in March 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
Monday, 1st March 2021 06:34 19:22
Tuesday, 16th March 2021 06:46 19:03
Wednesday, 31st March 2021 06:58 18:42
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