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Cape Town Current Weather

Temperature, wind, rain and more for Cape Town

South Africa

Weather conditions from closest available locations;


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Lat: -33.98 Lon: 18.60 Alt: 42m
Thu 18th July 02:00UTC
14°C / 57°F
Light Drizzle
10km
75%
88%
1018mb
NNE (17 mph/28 km/h)
Lat: -32.97 Lon: 18.17 Alt: 31m
Thu 18th July 02:00UTC
13°C / 55°F
Partly cloudy
Not Available
50%
88%
1020mb
NNE (14 mph/22 km/h)
Lat: -34.60 Lon: 20.28 Alt: 75m
Thu 18th July 02:00UTC
16°C / 61°F
Partly cloudy
Not Available
50%
68%
1015mb
NE (6 mph/9 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Thu 18
Jul
02:00

N
N

16 / 24 mph 58 / 54°F 81% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 99%
Mid level cloud: 31%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
05:00

N
N

16 / 24 mph 57 / 53°F 85% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 87%
Mid level cloud: 94%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.03 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.03 In
08:00

N
N

16 / 21 mph 58 / 54°F 88% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 89%
Mid level cloud: 65%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.04 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.04 In
11:00

NNW
NNW

17 / 20 mph 60 / 60°F 87% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 90%
Mid level cloud: 31%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.04 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.04 In
14:00

NW
NW

20 / 26 mph 62 / 62°F 87% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 94%
Mid level cloud: 10%
High level cloud: 96%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.02 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.02 In
17:00

NW
NW

17 / 22 mph 63 / 62°F 85% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 24%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 2%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
39%
Expect 0.03 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.03 In
20:00

NNW
NNW

14 / 19 mph 60 / 60°F 93% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 48%
Mid level cloud: 69%
High level cloud: 9%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
73%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
23:00

NNW
NNW

17 / 26 mph 59 / 56°F 90% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 62%
Mid level cloud: 60%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
82%
Expect 0.04 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.04 In
Fri 19
Jul
02:00

WNW
WNW

16 / 22 mph 58 / 55°F 85% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 90%
Mid level cloud: 60%
High level cloud: 2%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.07 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.07 In
05:00

W
W

15 / 23 mph 56 / 53°F 72% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 83%
Mid level cloud: 10%
High level cloud: 15%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
88%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
08:00

W
W

8 / 12 mph 54 / 52°F 75% 1020 mb
Low level cloud: 76%
Mid level cloud: 75%
High level cloud: 4%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.02 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.02 In
11:00

WSW
WSW

11 / 13 mph 57 / 54°F 59% 1023 mb
Low level cloud: 26%
Mid level cloud: 43%
High level cloud: 18%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
42%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
14:00

WSW
WSW

12 / 14 mph 56 / 53°F 62% 1023 mb
Low level cloud: 68%
Mid level cloud: 53%
High level cloud: 33%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
90%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
17:00

SW
SW

11 / 13 mph 55 / 51°F 63% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 28%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 12%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
45%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
20:00

SSW
SSW

8 / 9 mph 53 / 50°F 62% 1026 mb
Low level cloud: 1%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 4%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
23:00

S
S

10 / 17 mph 50 / 46°F 68% 1028 mb
Low level cloud: 36%
Mid level cloud: 36%
High level cloud: 5%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
49%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In

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The 2 day current weather summary for Cape Town:

Taking a look at Cape Town over the coming week and the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 15°C, with a high for the week of 17°C expected on the afternoon of Thursday 18th. The average minimum temperature will be 11°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Saturday 20th at 7°C. Expect the coming week to have some days seeing a little precipitation and some days with rain. Current predictions suggest Thursday 20th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 5.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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