Climate: Summer months are often hot, especially in the lowlands. At higher altitudes however, it is pleasantly warm, the mountains can attract some rain and mist. Floral splendor of spring is an experience, especially in Northern and Western Cape Province.
Summer temperatures in December to February range from around 15 to 27 degrees Celsius (60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit), whilst in the winter months of June to August average temperatures are between 7 to 20 degrees Celsius (45 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit).
Rainfall is moderate throughout the year and there are refreshing sea breezes which can sometimes turn a little bracing during the winter.
Winters are mild everywhere except in the high-altitude areas where it may even snow.
It's winter in June and July, the warmest summer months are December and January. The climate varies from the Cape Peninsula with Mediterranean temperature, Natal and Transvaalprovinsernas subtropical heat to temperate highland climate. The sunny climate and varied climate means that South Africa is a pleasure to Visit, year round. South Africa has on average 8.5 hours of sunshine a day and Cape Town an average of 2980 hours of sunshine annually compared London 1480, Rome 2360 or Hawaii 2450. The average temperature in Cape Town for January and February is about 26 (78.8 F) degrees, and in the coldest months the temperature is about 17 (62.6 F) degrees.