As Cape Town is entering into the sweltering summer months, rainfall becomes a scarce commodity. According to the South African Weather Services however, rain is predicted to grace the Mother City on Saturday December 14.

The entire week will see temperatures reaching the high twenties, with Saturday offering a break from the heat.

According to SAWS there is a 60% chance of rainfall on Saturday for the Mother City. The temperature is expected to reach a high of 23°C and a low of 13°C. The predicted rainfall amount is 5mm.

Cape Town weather forecast from Sunday December 8 to Saturday December 14. Image: SAWS

Following a week of warm weather, the rain will provide Capetonians with some much-needed relief.

The dam levels are currently sitting at 80.8% full.

Current dam levels. Image: City of Cape Town

Every bit of rain we get this summer season is beneficial to our water supply systems. In order to keep Day Zero at bay, Capetonians should continue to save this invaluable resource.

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Article written by

Imogen Searra