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Visiting Eastern Cape, South Africa in February

February is one of the best months to visit Eastern Cape for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

February has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70.7% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (71°F). February is a good month for swimming in Eastern Cape with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Eastern Cape in one of the other best months of January, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

Can you sunbathe in Eastern Cape in February?

Yes, February is a great time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape.

February has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70.7% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about February temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Eastern Cape in February?

Yes, February is a good month for swimming in Eastern Cape with warm sea temperatures 21°C (71°F).

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in Eastern Cape?

Yes, February is a great time for a holiday in Eastern Cape.

February has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70.7% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (71°F). February is a good month for swimming in Eastern Cape with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is Eastern Cape warm in February?

Yes, Eastern Cape is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in February.

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Cape in February is 26°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (79°) in the previous month and 25°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Cape in February is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

More info about the February temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Eastern Cape in February?

The average day light hours per day in Eastern Cape in February are 13.3. The sunshine percentage is 70.7% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.4hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Eastern Cape in February

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Cape in February is 26°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 25°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Cape in February is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Eastern Cape in February is 18°C (64°F). The minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Eastern Cape in February

During February the average day light hours are 13.3 per day in Eastern Cape. The sunshine percentage is 70.7% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.4hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Eastern Cape in February is typically 12.8 during February. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Eastern Cape in February

The average sea water temperature in Eastern Cape in February is 21.4°C (70.5°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Eastern Cape in February

The average total rainfall in Eastern Cape in February is 3.8cm (1.5inches) and on average there are 7.6 rainy days in February making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Eastern Cape in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Eastern Cape in February is 18°C (65°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Eastern Cape in February is typically 90.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.1% in the previous month and 91.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Eastern Cape in February is typically 73%. The average relative humidity is 71.7% in the previous month and 73.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Eastern Cape in February

The average maximum wind speed in Eastern Cape in February is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 32KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 30KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Eastern Cape in February is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Eastern Cape in February is from the South-Southwest.

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