Residents of Cape Town are well aware of how mercurial the city’s weather can be, and has the ability to change from hot and sunny, to rainy and overcast from day-to-day. The last week has brought sunny albeit windy weather, and temperatures will remain in the high 20s and low 30s until Friday, January 15.

According to the SA Weather Service (SAWS), Cape Town will have a low of 17°C on Monday, January 11, and a high of 32°c. On Tuesday, January 12, temperatures are expected to reach a high of 32°C, and a low of 20°C.

Temperatures will climb to 33°C on Wednesday and drop slightly to 32°C on Thursday.

On Friday, however, the weather will take a turn, with temperatures lowering to 24°C and bringing showers of rains. The Weather Service predicts that 3mm of rain will fall over the city, and winds will blow at a speed of 9km/h.

On Saturday, temperatures will remain the same as Friday, and another 3mm of rain is predicted.

On Sunday the sunny weather returns and temperatures will range between 19°C and 26°C.

Temparatures between Tuesday, January 12 and Sunday, January 17 (Source: SAWS)

The City of Cape Town’s dam levels have dropped to 89.0% from last week’s 90.8%.

The City of Cape town’s current dam levels (Source: City of Cape Town)

The average daily water consumption within the City district is at 793-million litres per day, as of Tuesday, January 11.

The extended water report can be accessed here.

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Lucinda Dordley

Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She is a proud intersectional feminist, and is passionate about actively creating a world which is free of discrimination and inequality.