Cape Peninsula, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Cape Peninsula, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Cape Peninsula, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Cape Peninsula, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Cape Peninsula, South Africa by month

January

January for Cape Peninsula is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

February in Cape Peninsula dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

March

March is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

May

If you go to Cape Peninsula in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans

June

June in Cape Peninsula is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

July

If you are traveling to Cape Peninsula in July, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

August

August for Cape Peninsula is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

September

September is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

October

October is mild. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella

November

November in Cape Peninsula is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat

December

December here is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cape Peninsula, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, M and N
  • A SIM card that works in Cape Peninsula

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