Weather in Cape Town
Cape Town, on the Cape Peninsula, has a Mediterranean climate
with dry summers and wet winters. Seasons are well defined, with
winter, between May and August, being influenced by a series of
cold fronts that cross the Peninsula from the Atlantic Ocean.
Winters are characterised by heavy rain, particularly on the
mountain slopes, strong north-westerly winds, and low temperatures.
In summer the weather in Cape Town is warm and dry, but the idyllic
sunny weather is often punctuated with strong south easterly