Climate for Western Cape
(South Africa)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 6 measuring stations in Western Cape.
Weather stations at an altitude above 840m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Western Cape is the coldest region in South Africa with an average high temperature of only 22°C. A beach holiday can also be enjoyed in the warmer season, but water temperatures will not reach much more than 19 °C.

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in South Africa
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in South Africa
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in South Africa
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in South Africa
Water temperature
Water temperatures in South Africa
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in South Africa

The most important cities in the region of Western Cape

Western Cape is a part of of South Africa and has an east-west extension of about 510 km. From north to south it is approximately 320 km. The biggest cities are Cape Town and Paarl. The local time is now Saturday, 11:14 pm.

CityPopulationGeo-Position 
Cape Town3,740,02633°55'33"S18°25'24"E
Paarl190,00033°44'2"S18°58'31"E
George174,58233°57'47"S22°27'42"E
Mossel Bay150,00034°10'59"S22°8'46"E
Worcester127,59733°38'47"S19°26'55"E
Stellenbosch94,26333°56'5"S18°52'0"E
Oudtshoorn76,70833°36'2"S22°11'58"E
Saldanha68,28433°0'42"S17°56'39"E
Knysna63,10634°2'11"S23°2'50"E
Atlantis60,26633°34'0"S18°29'0"E
Kraaifontein57,91133°50'53"S18°43'2"E
Beaufort West44,73732°21'24"S22°34'59"E
Ceres41,59633°22'8"S19°18'39"E
Malmesbury34,99133°27'39"S18°43'38"E
Retreat32,28934°3'19"S18°28'34"E
Grabouw29,88534°9'5"S19°0'54"E
Hermanus25,15334°25'7"S19°14'4"E
Plettenberg Bay19,44534°3'10"S23°22'18"E
Rondebosch15,15833°57'48"S18°28'35"E
Bredasdorp14,93634°31'56"S20°2'25"E
Vredendal14,80631°40'6"S18°30'4"E
Claremont14,53133°58'50"S18°27'55"E
Swellendam13,67434°1'21"S20°26'30"E
Rosebank10,00033°57'20"S18°28'27"E
Hardys Memories of Africa7,50033°54'19"S20°43'1"E
Constantia6,92234°1'53"S18°25'6"E
Newlands5,34333°58'42"S18°26'53"E
Caledon4,68734°13'48"S19°25'35"E