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Visiting Cape of Good Hope, South Africa in September

September has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. September has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape of Good Hope. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). September is too cold for swimming in Cape of Good Hope for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Cape of Good Hope in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for September.

Can you sunbathe in Cape of Good Hope in September?

No, September is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape of Good Hope.

September has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. September has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about September temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape of Good Hope in September?

No, September is too cold for swimming in Cape of Good Hope for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about September sea temperatures.

Is September a good time to holiday in Cape of Good Hope?

Yes, September is a good time for a holiday in Cape of Good Hope.

September has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. September has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape of Good Hope. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). September is too cold for swimming in Cape of Good Hope for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the September temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape of Good Hope warm in September?

Yes, Cape of Good Hope is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in September.

The average maximum temperature in Cape of Good Hope in September is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape of Good Hope in September is 14°C (58°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cape of Good Hope in September?

The average day light hours per day in Cape of Good Hope in September are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Cape of Good Hope in September

The average maximum temperature in Cape of Good Hope in September is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape of Good Hope in September is 14°C (58°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape of Good Hope in September is 10°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape of Good Hope in September

During September the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Cape of Good Hope. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape of Good Hope in September is typically 7 during September. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Cape of Good Hope in September

The average sea water temperature in Cape of Good Hope in September is 15°C (59°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Cape of Good Hope in September

The average total rainfall in Cape of Good Hope in September is 8.8cm (3.5inches) and on average there are 11 rainy days in September making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape of Good Hope in September

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape of Good Hope in September is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape of Good Hope in September is typically 92.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.6% in the previous month and 90.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape of Good Hope in September is typically 73.1%. The average relative humidity is 76.9% in the previous month and 69.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape of Good Hope in September

The average maximum wind speed in Cape of Good Hope in September is typically 30KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape of Good Hope in September is typically 15KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape of Good Hope in September is from the West-Southwest.

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