Best time to go to South Africa

  • Max Day Temperature: 22 - 30°C [remove]
  • Hours of Sunshine: 10 hours or more [remove]

The best time to go to South Africa (Cape Town) is January, February, November and December

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in January in South Africa (Cape Town)25
    Jan
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in February in South Africa (Cape Town)25
    Feb
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in March in South Africa (Cape Town)24
    Mar
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in April in South Africa (Cape Town)22
    Apr
  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in May in South Africa (Cape Town)19
    May
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in June in South Africa (Cape Town)17
    Jun
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in July in South Africa (Cape Town)17
    Jul
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in August in South Africa (Cape Town)17
    Aug
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in September in South Africa (Cape Town)18
    Sep
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in October in South Africa (Cape Town)20
    Oct
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in November in South Africa (Cape Town)22
    Nov
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in December in South Africa (Cape Town)24
    Dec

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

  • 11 hours of sunshine per day (77% of daylight hours) in January in South Africa11
    Jan
  • 10 hours of sunshine per day (77% of daylight hours) in February in South Africa10
    Feb
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day (75% of daylight hours) in March in South Africa9
    Mar
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (66% of daylight hours) in April in South Africa7
    Apr
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in May in South Africa6
    May
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day (54% of daylight hours) in June in South Africa5
    Jun
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (57% of daylight hours) in July in South Africa6
    Jul
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in August in South Africa7
    Aug
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in September in South Africa7
    Sep
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day (67% of daylight hours) in October in South Africa9
    Oct
  • 10 hours of sunshine per day (72% of daylight hours) in November in South Africa10
    Nov
  • 11 hours of sunshine per day (74% of daylight hours) in December in South Africa11
    Dec
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The best time to go guide for South Africa, represented by Cape Town, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & the Met Office. Find out more about our data sources.

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