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South Africa

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Lat: -33.98 Lon: 18.60 Alt: 42m
Thu 13th August 01:00UTC
14°C / 57°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
67%
1024mb
WSW (4 mph/7 km/h)
Lat: -34.60 Lon: 20.28 Alt: 75m
Thu 13th August 01:00UTC
13°C / 55°F
Partly cloudy
Not Available
50%
72%
1021mb
NW (15 mph/24 km/h)
Lat: -34.00 Lon: 22.38 Alt: 193m
Thu 13th August 01:18UTC
13°C / 55°F
A few clouds
10km
25%
62%
1020mb
W (21 mph/33 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Thu 13
Aug
02:00

WSW
WSW

7 / 13 mph 54 / 52°F 78% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 16%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
15%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
05:00

SW
SW

6 / 10 mph 54 / 52°F 76% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 46%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
45%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
08:00

SW
SW

2 / 4 mph 53 / 53°F 77% 1026 mb
Low level cloud: 44%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
43%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
11:00

WNW
WNW

2 / 3 mph 60 / 60°F 57% 1026 mb
Low level cloud: 53%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
53%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
14:00

WNW
WNW

5 / 6 mph 63 / 62°F 51% 1025 mb
Low level cloud: 4%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
4%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
17:00

NW
NW

7 / 8 mph 63 / 62°F 57% 1025 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
0%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
20:00

NNW
NNW

4 / 4 mph 59 / 59°F 71% 1025 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
0%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
23:00

N
N

4 / 7 mph 53 / 52°F 75% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
0%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
Fri 14
Aug
02:00

N
N

6 / 11 mph 51 / 49°F 79% 1022 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
0%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
05:00

N
N

5 / 11 mph 49 / 47°F 82% 1020 mb
Low level cloud: 3%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
3%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
08:00

NNE
NNE

6 / 11 mph 49 / 46°F 82% 1019 mb
Low level cloud: 11%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
11%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
11:00

NNW
NNW

7 / 8 mph 60 / 58°F 67% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 8%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
8%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
14:00

NW
NW

9 / 11 mph 63 / 62°F 62% 1014 mb
Low level cloud: 10%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
9%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
17:00

NW
NW

8 / 9 mph 62 / 61°F 69% 1012 mb
Low level cloud: 24%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
24%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
20:00

N
N

9 / 14 mph 55 / 53°F 82% 1012 mb
Low level cloud: 72%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
72%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
23:00

NNW
NNW

10 / 17 mph 55 / 52°F 82% 1010 mb
Low level cloud: 55%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 1%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
54%
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:

For Cape Town in the coming week the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 16°C, with a high for the week of 17°C expected on the afternoon of Thursday 13th. The average minimum temperature will be 10°C, dipping to its lowest on the evening of Saturday 15th at 9°C. Expect the coming week to have mostly dry days although Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th are likely to see a significant amount of rain. Current predictions suggest Saturday 15th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 14.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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