South Africa weather forecast for Wednesday, 20 March 2024

Comprehensive South Africa weather forecast for Wednesday, 20 March 2024, including weather warnings and detailed provincial forecasts.

Here’s a comprehensive outlook on the South Africa weather forecast for Wednesday, 20 March 2024.

Weather warnings and advisories to take note of on Wednesday, 20 March 2024

Severe weather alerts:

  • Impact-Based Warnings:
    • A Yellow Level 2 Warning for severe thunderstorms with potential heavy downpours, hail, damaging winds, and excessive lightning, leading to localised flooding, structural damages, and disruption of services across eastern parts of both the North West and Free State, Gauteng, and the Highveld of Mpumalanga.
  • Fire Danger Warnings:
    • Extremely high fire danger conditions expected in the Kamiesberg local municipality and central parts of the Northern Cape.
  • Advisories:
    • A heatwave with persistently high temperatures anticipated in parts of the North West, Free State, central and eastern Northern Cape until Wednesday, extending until Friday over the northeastern interior of the Eastern Cape.

Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg forecast: Here’s what to expect on Wednesday, 20 March 2024

Cape Town

Weather Forecast MapsTemperature, 2 m above ground, 33°56'S 18°25'E, 2024/03/20 11 AM (UTC+02:00), ©

On Wednesday, 20 March 2024, Cape Town is forecasted to experience temperatures ranging from a minimum of 16°C at night to a maximum of 23°C during the day.


The day will see cloudy conditions early on, transitioning to sunny intervals as the day progresses. Conditions are expected to be predominantly dry with less than 5% chance of precipitation, maintaining good visibility throughout the day ​​.


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