Annual average weather for Clifton Beaches, Cape Town, South Africa

Annual Temperature for Clifton Beaches

The hottest month in Clifton Beaches is February when the average maximum temperature is 25°, average temperature is 20° and average minimum temperature is 17°.

The coolest month in Clifton Beaches is July when the average maximum temperature is 19°, average temperature is 13° and average minimum temperature is .

Annual Sunshine for Clifton Beaches

The longest days in Clifton Beaches are in December, with an average of 14.4 hours of daylight per day. June has the shortest days with an average of 9.9 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Clifton Beaches are in December which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 10.1 hours of sunshine per day, making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days. June has the least sunshine with an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in January when it reaches 14.1 and lowest in June when it reaches 3.

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.

Annual Sea Temperature for Clifton Beaches

The warmest sea water temperatures in Clifton Beaches are found in February when they peak at 20° and lowest in July when they dip to 15°.

The sea is best for swimming between December and March when the temperature is above 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Annual Rainfall for Clifton Beaches

The wettest month in Clifton Beaches is October with 1.6cm of rain and November has the most days of rain with 12.7 days with some rain, a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Clifton Beaches is September with 0.2cm of rain and May has the fewest days of rain with 8.5 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Clifton Beaches

The most humid month in Clifton Beaches is February with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 19° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.

The least humid month in Clifton Beaches is July with a dew point of 10° which is very comfortable.

Annual Wind Speed for Clifton Beaches

The most windy month in Clifton Beaches is November when the average maximum windspeed is 26kmh and the average wind speed is 12kmh.

The least windy month in Clifton Beaches is May when the average maximum windspeed is 22kmh and the average wind speed is 11kmh.

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