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
DECEMBER 
No rain yet in December
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Yesterday
Minimum 15 C
Maximum 23 C
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December 2017
Minimum 15 C
Maximum 25 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
2016 21-22 Jan 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 !
2017 Feb De Hoop and Overberg fire bringing smoke across False Bay
2017 22-27 Feb Hout Bay fire above the harbour and across to Sandy Bay
2016  Minimum  14 C   Maximum  31 C   Rain 2016 05 mm
2016 4-5 Feb 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
2017 20 March Fire at Rooiels (2 houses)
2016  Minimum 12 C   Maximum 28 C   Rain 2016 48 mm
2016 26 March 30 mm!
2015  Minimum 14 C   Maximum 33 C   Rain 2015 03 mm
2015 04 March Thunderstorm
2015 16-22 March Mountain fires in Silvermine

APRIL
2017 Minimum 11 C Maximum! 32 C Rain 2017 14 mm
2017 6-7 April fierce wind Southeaster
29 April 2017 Berg wind
2016 Minimum 9 C Maximum 29 C Rain 2016 49 mm
2016 22 April 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
2016 17 May 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
2017 07 June Cape Storm 12 metre swell. High wind. Schools closed. Snow on the mountains (including Hottentots Holland across False Bay)
2017 07 - 11 June 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
2017 Minimum 05 C Maximum 27 C Rain 2017 62 mm
2017 Berg wind 28 and 31 July
2017 Snow on Hottentots Holland mountains 8 and 15 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
2015 7 July Berg wind

AUGUST
2017 Minimum 08 C Maximum 21 C Rain 2017 89 mm
2017 29 Aug 24 mm !
2017 Snow on mountains 15 Aug
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
2015 23 Aug Electric storm

SEPTEMBER
2017 Minimum 09 C Maximum 28 C Rain 2017 40 mm
2017 04 Sept Berg wind
2016 Minimum 09 C Maximum 24 C Rain 2016 57 mm
2015 Minimum 08 C Maximum 25 C Rain 2015 31 mm

OCTOBER
2017 Minimum 08 C Maximum 27 C Rain 2017 40 mm
2017 11-15 Oct Twelve Apostles Fire (Oudekraal near hotel, to Hout Bay and down Orangekloof, 900 hectares)
2016 Minimum 10 C Maximum 29 C Rain 2016 14 mm
2015 Minimum 09 C Maximum 31 C Rain 2015 05 mm

NOVEMBER
2017 Minimum 10 C Maximum 26 C Rain 2017 41 mm
2017 15 Nov Snow in Karoo National Park
2017 07-09 Nov Fire Klawer Valley Simon's Town to Cape Point via Red Hill and Scarborough Cape Point Nursery after the fire
2017 07-08 Nov Fire Sir Lowry's Pass to Gordon's Bay (Animal Welfare evacuated) 4 houses burnt and one business
2016 Minimum 12 C Maximum 30 C Rain 2016 06 mm !!
2015 Minimum 12 C Maximum 30 C Rain 2015 43 mm
2015 01 Nov 26 mm!
2015 17 to 19 Nov Mountain fire Simon's Town (4 houses)

DECEMBER
2016 Minimum 14 C Maximum 29 C Rain 2016 39 mm !
2016 09 Dec (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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