Sunkissed beaches, a fresh south-easterly breeze, busy bars and sidewalk cafés and locals and tourists alike dressed in the bare essentials to try and keep cool under the glaring South African sun. These are the characteristics of a typical Cape Town summer. Arguably the best time to visit our friendly city. Summer weather in Cape Town typically runs from December to March annually. Even though March is officially the start of the new season, mother nature tends to conveniently forget about this and blesses us Capetonians with another month of glorious weather.