Cape Town Water Temperature

Cape Town is a city close to Atlantic Ocean. January is the month with the hottest water temperature at 64°F / 17.8°C. The coldest month is August with an ø water temperature of 57.9°F / 14.4°C. January is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and August with the highest precipitation in a year with 0.3in / 8.7mm. The avg. air temperature is around 70.5°F / 21.4°C, February is the month with the highest temperature. July is the coolest with 54.7°F / 12.6°C average air temperature. January, February, March, December would be the best time to visit. temperate climate with warm and dry summer would be the climate here.

Cape Town Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 20 °C / 68 °F
Warmest Month Water Temperature: January with 17.8°C / 64°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: August with 14.4°C / 57.9°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: February with 21.4°C / 70.5°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: July with 12.6°C / 54.7°F
Wettest Month: August with 8.7mm / 0.3in
Driest Month: January with 0mm / 0in
Highest Humidity June with 79.7%
Lowest Humidity December with 65.2%
Best Time to Visit: January, February, March, December
Climate Classification temperate climate with warm and dry summer

Cape Town water temperature by month

Atlantic Ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

18.3 17.6 17.4

February

18.2 17.6 17

March

17.5 16.7 15.9

April

16 15.5 14.9

May

15.5 15.3 14.9

June

15.3 15.1 14.7

July

14.8 14.5 14.2

August

14.7 14.4 14.2

September

15 14.7 14.4

October

15.6 15.3 14.9

November

16.6 16 15.3

December

18.1 17.3 16.4

Atlantic Ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

64.9 63.7 63.3

February

64.8 63.7 62.6

March

63.5 62.1 60.6

April

60.8 59.9 58.8

May

59.9 59.5 58.8

June

59.5 59.2 58.5

July

58.6 58.1 57.6

August

58.5 57.9 57.6

September

59 58.5 57.9

October

60.1 59.5 58.8

November

61.9 60.8 59.5

December

64.6 63.1 61.5
January is the month with the warmest water temperature at 64°F / 17.8°C. The month with the coldest is August with an average water temperature of 57.9°F / 14.4°C.

Cape Town weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 23
Broken clouds
79 °F
65°F
26 °C
19°C
2mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
68%
Jan. 24
Few clouds
70 °F
62°F
21 °C
17°C
6mph (9km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
54%
Jan. 25
Clear Sky
74 °F
62°F
24 °C
17°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
65%
Jan. 26
Few clouds
72 °F
66°F
22 °C
19°C
4mph (7km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
71%
Jan. 27
Scattered clouds
72 °F
64°F
22 °C
18°C
3mph (5km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
66%
Jan. 28
Clear Sky
74 °F
62°F
23 °C
16°C
3mph (6km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
61%
Jan. 29
Few clouds
78 °F
64°F
26 °C
18°C
3mph (4km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
64%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 30
Few clouds
76 °F
64°F
24 °C
18°C
1mph (2km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Jan. 31
Few clouds
71 °F
65°F
22 °C
18°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
20 %
64%
Feb. 01
Scattered clouds
76 °F
63°F
25 °C
17°C
4mph (7km/h)
south-southeast
0in (2mm)
35 %
73%
Feb. 02
Clear Sky
70 °F
65°F
21 °C
19°C
2mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
60%
Feb. 03
Scattered clouds
66 °F
70°F
19 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
56%
Feb. 04
Broken clouds
71 °F
69°F
22 °C
20°C
3mph (4km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
79%
Feb. 05
Scattered clouds
78 °F
66°F
26 °C
19°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
76%
Feb. 06
Broken clouds
69 °F
64°F
21 °C
18°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Feb. 07
Few clouds
73 °F
66°F
23 °C
19°C
3mph (5km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%

Cape Town weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

27.7 21.3 16 0 0 65.6%

February

27.9 21.4 16.7 0 0 67%

March

26.1 20 14.7 0 0 68.9%

April

24.2 17.6 11.6 0 0 72.5%

May

20.9 15.2 10.4 3.8 1 78.2%

June

18 13.1 8 8 0 79.7%

July

17.7 12.6 8.1 0 0 79.1%

August

18 12.9 8.4 8.7 0 78.8%

September

19.2 14.1 9.7 0 0 75.4%

October

22.7 16.5 11.2 0 0 70.3%

November

24.5 18.1 12.9 1.9 0 66.5%

December

25.7 20.2 15.1 0 0 65.2%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

81.9 70.3 60.8 0 0 65.6%

February

82.2 70.5 62.1 0 0 67%

March

79 68 58.5 0 0 68.9%

April

75.6 63.7 52.9 0 0 72.5%

May

69.6 59.4 50.7 0.1 1 78.2%

June

64.4 55.6 46.4 0.3 0 79.7%

July

63.9 54.7 46.6 0 0 79.1%

August

64.4 55.2 47.1 0.3 0 78.8%

September

66.6 57.4 49.5 0 0 75.4%

October

72.9 61.7 52.2 0 0 70.3%

November

76.1 64.6 55.2 0.1 0 66.5%

December

78.3 68.4 59.2 0 0 65.2%
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and August the wettest month with 0.3in / 8.7mm. With an average temperature of 70.5°F / 21.4°C, February is the warmest month in a year. July is the coldest with 54.7°F / 12.6°C average temperature.

Activities & POI in Cape Town

Type of Activity List
Beach Camps Bay Beach, Glen Beach, Sunset Beach, Broken Baths Beach, Queens Beach, Saunders Rocks Beach, Milton Beach, Third Beach, First Beach, Fourth Beach, Second Beach, Rocklands Beach, Bali Beach, Bakoven Beach, Beta Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Royal Cape Yacht Club
Attraction Rhodes Memorial, The "Blue Train", Noon Gun, Bright Lights Bouldering, Roysten Vasey Boulder, Deadwood Boulder, Cecilia Boulder, Terrace Bouldering, Cape Town Science Centre, Berlin Wall segment, Abseiling, Observatory War Memorial, Schadenfreude Boulder, World Cup Boulder, Tree Traverse Boulder, Triangle Boulder, Hamstrung Boulder, Low Seam Boulder, Big Block Boulder, River Boulder, Yosemite Boulder, Cecilia Waterfall, The Pink Village, Kaskazi Kayaks & Adventure, V&A Waterfront, Mojo Market, Tigresse Catamaran cruises, Jolly Roger Pirate boat cruises, Greenmarket Square, Cape Quarter 'The Square', National Council of Provinces, Cape Wheel, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, The Maze
Golf Course Metropolitan Golf Course
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