Cape Town weather Report
Why are we so fascinated by Cape Town weather? Have you ever wondered why weather seems to pop its way into most conversations? Weather in Cape Town has such a major impact on our lives that it’s no wonder we are so fascinated by it. It affects our mood, our activities and even our holidays… To help you with Cape Town weather we have a great 7 day weather forecast for Cape Town, South Africa. It’s a full weather report for Cape Town, updated daily. A weather report that takes into account a 14 weather day forecast in Cape Town, but compiles that in to an accurate 7 day Cape Town Weather Report.
Weather Cape Town:
The weather in Cape Town can be categorised into seasons. Cape Town summers bring hot weather and can be quite windy with strong south easterly winds known as the "Cape Doctor", and winters are usually cold and wet. In Cape Town the summer months are November – March with December to February being the hottest in terms of temperatures. Winter months are from June – August. For average Cape Town temperatures and rainfall click here.
In Cape Town you can determine your bearings quite easily by using the mountain to work out your North, South, East and West directions. Knowing your bearings will help you to better understand the Cape Town weather conditions. A general rule is that the North-West wind brings the cold fronts and rain. The South-Easterly wind will keep the rain away and will usually mean that the weather in Cape Town is clearing. When in doubt, have a look at the Cape Town weather report on Uncover the Cape.
Overall, Cape Town weather is categorised as a pleasant Mediterranean climate. Summer months are the most popular months for holidays and travellers, but don’t be put off by the winter. Cape Town winters have some beautiful warm days. It may not be great beach weather but you can see all the sights and attractions without the summer crowds. You may also benefit from winter discounts.
In general Cape Town weather allows you to make the most of all the activities on offer. When going to the beach or on a hike, be sure to have a look at our 7 day Cape Town weather forecast to plan your day out. Cape Town weather can get a bit cold and windy but never let the Cape Town weather get you down. Have a look through our activity guide for great indoor activities when the Cape Town weather is not the best.