Weather in Western Cape, South Africa in September

So you're interested in going to Western Cape, South Africa in September

September is a slightly cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Western Cape. September 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. Also consider one of our other suggestions for September.

Temperature in Western Cape in September

The average maximum temperature in Western Cape in September is 19°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Cape in September is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Western Cape in September is 10°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Western Cape in September

The average day light hours per day in Western Cape in September are 11.9 and there are 7.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during September making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Western Cape in September is typically 7.3 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 Western Cape in September

The average sea water temperature in Western Cape in September is 15.5° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Western Cape in September

The average total rainfall in Western Cape in September is 6.2cm and on average there are 10.4 rainy days in September making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Western Cape in September

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Western Cape in September is 12° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Western Cape in September is typically 92.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.1% in the previous month and 90.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Western Cape in September is typically 73.4%. The average relative humidity is 75.7% in the previous month and 71.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Western Cape in September

The average maximum wind speed in Western Cape in September is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 31kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Western Cape in September is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Western Cape in September is from the West-Southwest.