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South Africa

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Lat: -33.98 Lon: 18.60 Alt: 42m
Fri 23rd July 18:00UTC
10°C / 50°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
71%
1033mb
S (6 mph/9 km/h)
Lat: -32.97 Lon: 18.17 Alt: 31m
Fri 23rd July 18:00UTC
8°C / 46°F
Partly cloudy
Not Available
50%
71%
1032mb
S (2 mph/4 km/h)
Lat: -34.60 Lon: 20.28 Alt: 75m
Fri 23rd July 18:00UTC
11°C / 52°F
Partly cloudy
Not Available
50%
71%
1036mb
SE (11 mph/17 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Fri 23
Jul
20:00

ESE
ESE

2 / 2 mph 55 / 55°F 64% 1033 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

ENE
ENE

3 / 6 mph 48 / 47°F 63% 1033 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
Sat 24
Jul
02:00

ENE
ENE

3 / 6 mph 46 / 46°F 62% 1032 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

ENE
ENE

4 / 8 mph 45 / 43°F 58% 1031 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
08:00

ENE
ENE

3 / 7 mph 45 / 43°F 52% 1030 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 47%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
46%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
11:00

NNE
NNE

2 / 3 mph 57 / 58°F 40% 1030 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
99%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
14:00

SE
SE

2 / 3 mph 64 / 63°F 34% 1028 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 22%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
22%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
17:00

S
S

4 / 5 mph 63 / 62°F 46% 1027 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 7%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
6%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
20:00

SE
SE

4 / 6 mph 59 / 59°F 53% 1028 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

SE
SE

2 / 4 mph 50 / 51°F 55% 1028 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 63%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
62%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 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 18°C, with a high for the week of 22°C expected on the afternoon of Sunday 25th. The mean minimum temperature will be 7°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Friday 23rd at 5°C. The week ahead will have mostly dry days although Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th are likely to see a little rain. The indicators are that Friday 23rd will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 0.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Day

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Dir

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Speed/
Gust

Temperature from our forecast perspective are fairly well defined, they are what we would expect to measure in a standard meteorological screen (in other words, shaded and well ventilated) at 2 metres above ground level.
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Temp/
Feels Like

The relative humidity is the percent of saturation humidity, generally calculated in relation to saturated vapour density.
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Humidity

The value given is a total predicted for the previous 3 hrs and includes the time of the forecast being looked at.
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Precip Amount

The total amount of cloud as a percentage is derived from looking at cloud cover throughout the atmosphere and estimating how these combine when looked at from the ground.
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Cloud Amount

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Weather

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