South Africa weather forecast for Saturday, 17 February 2024

Here's the latest on South Africa's weather forecast for 17 February 2024, featuring weather warnings, advisories, and detailed regional predictions.

Here’s a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Saturday, 17 February 2024.

Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Saturday, 17 February 2024

Severe weather alerts:

    • A Yellow level 2 warning for severe thunderstorms, is expected to bring heavy downpours, localised flooding, large amounts of small hail, excessive lightning, and damaging winds over the northwestern parts of KwaZulu-Natal and along the escarpment of Mpumalanga.
    • Extremely high fire danger conditions are anticipated over parts of the North-West, Northern Cape, and the Free State provinces.
    • Heatwave conditions with persistently high temperatures are forecasted in places over Gauteng until Saturday and over the eastern parts of the North West province until Sunday.

Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg forecast: Here’s what to expect on Saturday, 17 February 2024

Cape Town

Weather Forecast MapsTemperature, 2 m above ground, 33°49'S 19°03'E, 2024/02/17 11 AM (UTC+02:00), ©

On Saturday, 17 February 2024, Cape Town’s weather is expected to feature clear skies with temperatures ranging from a low of 15°C in the early hours to a high of 24°C in the afternoon.


Wind speeds will increase throughout the day, starting from 18km/h in the morning to 36km/h by the evening, predominantly from the southeast direction. Humidity levels are anticipated to decrease from 68% in the early morning to 39% by midday, offering comfortable conditions for outdoor activities​​.


Weather Forecast MapsTemperature, 2 m above ground, 29°51'S 31°03'E, 2024/02/17 11 AM (UTC+02:00), ©

On Saturday, 17 February 2024, Durban’s weather is forecasted to be cloudy with temperatures ranging from 20°C in the early hours to a high of 25°C in the afternoon.

Wind speeds are expected to be mild, coming from the east at 10km/h. Precipitation is minimal throughout the day, with a slight increase in the likelihood of light rain towards the evening, maintaining high humidity levels​​​​.


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