Cape Winelands Climate & Weather
Cape Winelands Climate and Weather
The Cape Winelands experience a Mediterranean climate with weather in summer being hot and dry and winter being cold and wet. The winter months, between May and August, experience heavy rains, strong north-westerly winds and low temperatures. There is even occasional snow on the surrounding mountains. The summer months are characterized by warm, dry days with little wind in Cape Winelands. The daily temperature in towns such as Paarl and Stellenbosch can soar up to 100°F (38°C) during the hottest months of January to March. The best time to enjoy the winelands is between the months of October and February when temperatures are cooler and the heat is bearable, while the winter months provide a cosier alternative.
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