Weather

We live on False Bay, Cape Town. Our mediterranean climate we share with the Mediterranean Basin, also parts of California, Australia and Chile. Clickable thumbnail map from GIMCW is on my sidebar. We have our maximum/minimum thermometer again hung on the shady side of a patio pillar.

This month's weather in our False Bay garden
JULY 
19 July 05 mm
15 July 21 mm
Snow on Hottentots Holland mountains 15 July
08 July 24 mm!
Snow on Hottentots Holland mountains 8 July
02 July 02 mm
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Yesterday
Minimum 12 C
Maximum 17 C
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July 2017
Minimum 05 C
Maximum 22 C

JANUARY
2017  Minimum 15 C Maximum 29 C   Rain 2017 17 mm
2017 - Fires raging in Grabouw and Somerset West
- (7 houses lost) (4 wine estates damaged)
Ocean View, Glencairn, Simon's Town fire
- (1 house) (Phoenix the young baboon died of burn injuries)
2016  Minimum 16 C Maximum 31 C   Rain 2016 07 mm
21-22 Jan 2016 Fire Glencairn to Fish Hoek
2015  Minimum 13 C Maximum 32 C   Rain 2015 06 mm

FEBRUARY
2017  Minimum 15 C   Maximum 30 C   Rain 2017 01 mm !
Feb 2017 De Hoop and Overberg fire bringing smoke across False Bay
22-27 Feb 2017 Hout Bay fire above the harbour and across to Sandy Bay
2016  Minimum  14 C   Maximum  31 C   Rain 2016 05 mm
4-5 Feb 2016 Fire on Peers Hill
2015  Minimum 13 C   Maximum 30 C   Rain 2015 10 mm

MARCH
2017  Minimum 12 C   Maximum 32 C   Rain 2017 8.5 mm
20 March 2017 Fire at Rooiels (2 houses)
2016  Minimum 12 C   Maximum 28 C   Rain 2016 48 mm
26 March 2016 30 mm!
2015  Minimum 14 C   Maximum 33 C   Rain 2015 03 mm
04 March 2015  Thunderstorm
16-22 March 2015  Mountain fires in Silvermine

APRIL
2017 Minimum 11 C Maximum! 32 C Rain 2017 14 mm
6-7 April 2017 fierce wind Southeaster
29 April 2017 Berg wind
2016 Minimum 9 C Maximum 29 C Rain 2016 49 mm
22 April 2016 Fierce wind
2015 Minimum 10 C Maximum 26 C Rain 2015 17 mm

MAY
2017 Minimum 09 C Maximum 24 C Rain 2017 11 mm
2016 Minimum 09 C Maximum 26 C Rain 2016 31 mm
17 May 2016 Berg wind
2015 Minimum 08 C Maximum 23 C Rain 2015 35 mm

JUNE
2017 Minimum 06 C Maximum 19 C Rain 2017 89 mm
07 June Cape Storm 2017 12 metre swell. High wind. Schools closed. Snow on the mountains (including Hottentots Holland across False Bay)
07 - 11 June 2017 Fire devastates Knysna (RIP one young firefighter)
2016 Minimum 05 C Maximum 26 C Rain 2016 98 mm
2015 Minimum 06 C Maximum 19 C Rain 2015 112 mm
2015 Snow on the mountains 3 June and 16 June

JULY
2016 Minimum 04 C Maximum 23 C Rain 2016 118 mm
2016 Snow on mountains 2, 6 and 23 July
2015 Minimum 04 C Maximum 23 C Rain 2015 129 mm
2015 Snow on the mountains 11, 24 and 29 July
7 July 2015 Berg wind

AUGUST
2016 Minimum 07 C Maximum 21 C Rain 2016 83 mm
2016 Snow on mountains 3 and 21 August
2015 Minimum 05 C Maximum 21 C Rain 2015 46 mm
23 Aug 2015 Electric storm

SEPTEMBER
2016 Minimum 09 C Maximum 24 C Rain 2016 57 mm
2015 Minimum 08 C Maximum 25 C Rain 2015 31 mm

OCTOBER
2016 Minimum 10 C Maximum 29 C Rain 2016 14 mm
2015 Minimum 09 C Maximum 31 C Rain 2015 05 mm

NOVEMBER
2016 Minimum 12 C Maximum 30 C Rain 2016 06 mm !!
2015 Minimum 12 C Maximum 30 C Rain 2015 43 mm
01 Nov 2015 26 mm!
17 to 19 Nov 2015 Mountain fire Simon's Town (4 houses)

DECEMBER
2016 Minimum 14 C Maximum 29 C Rain 2016 39 mm !
09 Dec 2016 (flooded roads in the city)
2015 Minimum 15 C Maximum 36 C Rain 2015 17 mm
2014 Minimum 14 C Maximum 28 C Rain 2014 11? mm

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