Info & Lifestyle
The categories in this section covers the most common aspects of planning, preparing, investing and/or moving to the province. They are designed to be informative in a simple and straightforward manner. We cannot stress enough the need to appreciate the implications, logistics and cultural issues when  trying to fulfill your dream. While much of the information is based on requirement some of the guidance and detail has come from our own experience.Companies included are reputable and promoted mainly based on our own experience.

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    Climate & Weather Description

    Cape Town enjoys a Mediterranean climate. during the peak summer months of December to March, temperatures may reach and exceed 30 degrees centigarde,with minimum rainfall. During the rainy winter months of June to August,the temperature averages around 16 -18 degrees centigrade during the day and can get a chilly 9 - 10 degrees centigrade during the night.

    Winter - July / August
    Spring - September to November (1st September is Spring Day.)
    Summer - December to March
    Autumn - April to June

    To see the current weather satellite picture please click on WEATHER at the top right side of this screen.

    Also, the wind, in particular the "Southeaster" plays a hugh role in the Cape weather throughout the year. If you require more detail of a 7 day forecast, wind speeds, air tempretature, cloud cover and pressures etc please click on the 'forecast' in the box underneath the satellite picture.

    It is almost impossible to predict an accurate weather forecast beyond a few days around the Cape as the wind directions and speeds are for ever changing. It has been know to have four seasons in one day in Cape Town.

    Another useful weather website is -

    TELEPHONE - (local )

    Weatherline - 082 162

    Cape Town General Forcast - 082 233 9900

    Please Click HERE