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Visiting Western Cape, South Africa in October

October has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 3.3cm (1.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Western Cape. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). October is too cold for swimming in Western Cape for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Western Cape in October?

Yes, October is a good time for sunbathing in Western Cape.

October has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 3.3cm (1.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Western Cape in October?

No, October is too cold for swimming in Western Cape for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is October a good time to holiday in Western Cape?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Western Cape.

October has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 3.3cm (1.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Western Cape. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). October is too cold for swimming in Western Cape for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Western Cape warm in October?

Yes, Western Cape is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in Western Cape in October is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Cape in October is 17°C (62°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Western Cape in October?

The average day light hours per day in Western Cape in October are 12.9. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% 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 Western Cape in October

The average maximum temperature in Western Cape in October is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Cape in October is 17°C (62°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Western Cape in October is 12°C (53°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Western Cape in October

During October the average day light hours are 12.9 per day in Western Cape. The sunshine percentage is 64.4% 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 Western Cape in October is typically 10.1 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 Western Cape in October

The average sea water temperature in Western Cape in October is 16.3°C (61.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Western Cape in October

The average total rainfall in Western Cape in October is 3.3cm (1.3inches) and on average there are 9.3 rainy days in October making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Western Cape in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Western Cape in October is 13°C (56°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 Western Cape in October is typically 91.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.6% in the previous month and 89% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Western Cape in October is typically 71.7%. The average relative humidity is 73.4% in the previous month and 70.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Western Cape in October

The average maximum wind speed in Western Cape in October is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Western Cape in October is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

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

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