Weather Overview for Cape Verde
The typical weather featured in Cape Verde is characteristically
tropical. Although unlike a typical tropical climate Cape Verde features almost no rainfall at all for nine months of the year and the
remaining three months still experiences low rainfall levels. Less than one
whole inch is spread over what is called the wet season of June, July and
August. Throughout a typical day in the Cape Verde, one will experience
average temperatures of 25ºC in June and 29ºC in July and August, providing a
year round exceptional climate. The weather featured in Cape Verde suffers from very little seasonal variation and temperatures will get slightly
cooler around late-October or November and will warm back up again in early
April. Sunshine hours remain very high throughout the summer (the wet season)
whilst the rest of the year averages over ten hours each day.
Summer weather in Cape Verde is very warm in both day
and night. Night time temperatures linger at a very pleasing 16ºC to 18ºC as
the soothing oceanic breeze helping relieve the hot day’s humidity levels.
March, April, May and June are also Cape Verde’s driest months as a
very tiny 4mm of rainfall is seen over this time. Precipitation throughout July
still remains very minimum averaging at only 11mm. August and September tend to
see more rainfall; however the amounts are still very small in comparison to
any other tropical climate. Holidays in Cape Verde are an example of a true
beach vacation as tourists spend most days soaking up the hot sunshine and enjoying
the pleasing temperatures of the sea.
If you want to escape the chilly winter climates typical to
the UK, a vacation in Cape Verde
may be your ideal solution. The climates are known to turn slightly cooler
after nightfall but certainly nothing that will hurt the thick English skin.
December and January are Cape Verde’s coolest months however the islands will
see bare minimums of 12ºC during the night and average temperatures of 25ºC
during the day. Sea temperatures drop from 25ºC in the summer to around 15ºC in
January and February. Sunshine hours are incredibly long during the winter
months also ranging anywhere from five to eight hours each day.