South Africa weather forecast for Friday, 16 February 2024

Get the latest on South Africa weather forecast for 16 February 2024, featuring weather warnings and a detailed forecast for each province.

Here’s a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Friday, 16 February 2024.

Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Friday, 16 February 2024

Severe weather alerts:

    • A. Yellow Level 1 Warning: Severe thunderstorms expected in the Overberg District and coast of the Garden Route of the Western Cape, potentially causing localised flash flooding and damaging wind gusts resulting in isolated structural damage.
    • B. Yellow Level 2 Warning for Wind and Waves: Small vessels and personal watercraft at risk between Cape Agulhas and Port Alfred, due to taking on water and capsizing.
    • Extremely high fire danger conditions forecasted over Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and the Walter Sisulu municipality of the Eastern Cape.
    • Heatwave conditions with persistently high temperatures expected in places over Gauteng and the southern and central parts of Mpumalanga until Saturday.

Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg forecast: Here’s what to expect on Friday, 16 February 2024

Cape Town

Weather Forecast MapsTemperature, 2 m above ground, 33°54'S 18°50'E, 2024/02/16 11 AM (UTC+02:00), ©

On Friday, 16 February 2024, Cape Town is expected to experience mild weather with temperatures ranging from a minimum of 17°C to a maximum of 21°C, accompanied by light rainfall amounting to approximately 4.3 mm​​​​.


The day will feature varying cloud coverage, shifting from partly cloudy skies with light rain to clearer skies as the day progresses​​. Wind speeds will be noticeable, ranging from 19 to 32 km/h, predominantly from the south, contributing to the day’s overall mild but slightly breezy conditions​​.


Weather Forecast MapsTemperature, 2 m above ground, 29°36'S 30°12'E, 2024/02/16 11 AM (UTC+02:00), ©

On Friday, 16 February 2024, Durban is expected to experience overcast conditions throughout the day, transitioning to light rain by the afternoon.

The temperature will range approximately from 23°C in the early morning to a high of around 23°C, before dipping to about 21°C in the evening. Winds will shift from the southwest, with speeds varying throughout the day and gusts potentially reaching up to 31 km/h​​.