Weather in Western Cape, South Africa in February

So you're interested in going to Western Cape, South Africa in February

February is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Western Cape. February is a good month for swimming in Western Cape with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Western Cape in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

Temperature in Western Cape in February

The average maximum temperature in Western Cape in February is 26°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Cape in February is 22°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Western Cape in February is 17°. The minimum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

Sunshine in Western Cape in February

The average day light hours per day in Western Cape in February are 13.3 and there are 9.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during February making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Western Cape in February is typically 12.7 during February. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Western Cape in February

The average sea water temperature in Western Cape in February is 20.4° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Western Cape in February

The average total rainfall in Western Cape in February is 2.3cm and on average there are 6.2 rainy days in February making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Western Cape in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Western Cape in February is 18° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Western Cape in February is typically 90.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.4% in the previous month and 91.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Western Cape in February is typically 72%. The average relative humidity is 70.3% in the previous month and 72.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Western Cape in February

The average maximum wind speed in Western Cape in February is typically 32kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 34kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Western Cape in February is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Western Cape in February is from the South-Southwest.

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