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.
São Pedro (São Vicente) Cape Verde.
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.
São Pedro - São Vicente Cape Verde.