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Visiting False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa in February

February is one of the best months to visit False Bay for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

February has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 3cm (1.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (68°F). February is a slightly chilly month for swimming in False Bay.

Also consider visiting False Bay in one of the other best months of January, March, December, for the best beach weather.

February continues to offer warm and sunny weather, with clear skies and a gentle breeze. Swimming, sunbathing, and beach activities remain enjoyable. Snorkeling, diving, and surfing conditions are still favorable, and windsurfing and kitesurfing enthusiasts can take advantage of the consistent winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

Can you sunbathe in False Bay in February?

Yes, February is a good time for sunbathing in False Bay.

February has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 3cm (1.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about February temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in False Bay in February?

Yes, February is a a slightly chilly month for swimming in False Bay with cool sea temperatures 20°C (68°F).

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in False Bay?

Yes, February is a great time for a holiday in False Bay.

February has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 3cm (1.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (68°F). February is a slightly chilly month for swimming in False Bay.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is False Bay warm in February?

Yes, False Bay is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in February.

The average maximum temperature in False Bay in February is 27°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in False Bay in February is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

More info about the February temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is False Bay in February?

The average day light hours per day in False Bay in February are 13.3. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright.

More about February sunshine.

Crowds in False Bay in February

February is still within the peak summer season, with warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine. The beaches at False Bay remain quite crowded, although slightly less so than in January. Valentine's Day may see an increase in visitors, particularly for romantic beach picnics or sunset walks. Weekends and public holidays will still be busy with limited parking available.

Temperature in False Bay in February

The average maximum temperature in False Bay in February is 27°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in False Bay in February is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in False Bay in February is 17°C (63°F). The minimum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 15°C (60°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in False Bay in February

During February the average day light hours are 13.3 per day in False Bay. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in False Bay in February is typically 12.8 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 False Bay in February

The average sea water temperature in False Bay in February is 20°C (68°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in False Bay in February

The average total rainfall in False Bay in February is 3cm (1.2inches) and on average there are 4.7 rainy days in February making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in False Bay in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in False Bay in February is 18°C (64°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 16°C (16°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in False Bay in February is typically 89.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.2% in the previous month and 90.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in False Bay in February is typically 69.6%. The average relative humidity is 67.5% in the previous month and 70.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in False Bay in February

The average maximum wind speed in False Bay in February is typically 36KM/H (22MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 37KM/H (23MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in False Bay in February is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in False Bay in February is from the South-Southwest.

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