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Visiting Clifton Beaches, Cape Town, South Africa in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 1.6cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Clifton Beaches. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). October is too cold for swimming in Clifton Beaches for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Clifton Beaches in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

October is a pleasant month at Clifton Beaches, with warm temperatures, clear skies, and minimal rainfall. This is an ideal time for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports like snorkeling, diving, and surfing. The warm waters and consistent waves make these activities enjoyable and popular during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Clifton Beaches in October?

Yes, October is a good time for sunbathing in Clifton Beaches.

October has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 1.6cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Clifton Beaches in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Clifton Beaches for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is October a good time to holiday in Clifton Beaches?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Clifton Beaches.

October has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright. October has total rainfall of 1.6cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Clifton Beaches. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). October is too cold for swimming in Clifton Beaches for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Clifton Beaches warm in October?

Yes, Clifton Beaches is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in Clifton Beaches in October is 20°C (68°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°) in the previous month and 21°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Clifton Beaches in October is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Clifton Beaches in October?

The average day light hours per day in Clifton Beaches in October are 12.9. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in Clifton Beaches in October

October brings warmer weather and more sunshine to Cape Town, and the crowds at Clifton Beaches begin to grow. As the weather becomes more inviting, expect to see more locals and tourists enjoying the beach. There are no significant public holidays or events in October that would impact the beach's crowd levels.

Temperature in Clifton Beaches in October

The average maximum temperature in Clifton Beaches in October is 20°C (68°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 21°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Clifton Beaches in October is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Clifton Beaches in October is 11°C (52°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Clifton Beaches in October

During October the average day light hours are 12.9 per day in Clifton Beaches. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.9hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Clifton Beaches in October is typically 10.2 during October. 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 Clifton Beaches in October

The average sea water temperature in Clifton Beaches in October is 15.6°C (60.1°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Clifton Beaches in October

The average total rainfall in Clifton Beaches in October is 1.6cm (0.6inches) and on average there are 12.1 rainy days in October making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Clifton Beaches in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Clifton Beaches in October is 14°C (57°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in October is typically 95.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.8% in the previous month and 95.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in October is typically 78.6%. The average relative humidity is 74.8% in the previous month and 78.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Clifton Beaches in October

The average maximum wind speed in Clifton Beaches in October is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Clifton Beaches in October is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Clifton Beaches in October is from the South West.

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