Cape Verde weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Cape Verde

The best time to visit in Cape Verde is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Cape Verde is 28°C in August and the lowest is 24°C in January.

Cape Verde has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Cape Verde or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Cape Verde by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 24 24 24 24 25 25 26 28 28 28 27 26
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 1 3 1 4 4 32 50 42 10 3
Climate data from city: Praia

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14 day weather forecast Cape Verde

The weather for in Cape Verde will be 29° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Cape Verde is based on the weather conditions in the city of Praia.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
28° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 9
Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
28° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 9
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
28° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 9
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
28° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 9
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
28° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
23°
28° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 7
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
23°
28° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
23°
28° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
23°
28° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
28° 0.9 mm 25% 6 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 2.3 mm 45% 6 m/s 1
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 3.3 mm 50% 6 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
28° 3.6 mm 55% 3 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
25°
28° 3.8 mm 55% 5 m/s 1

Climate Cape Verde

Cape Verde has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Cape Verde is 26° degrees and there is about 154 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 288 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Cape Verde

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 24 24 24 25 25 26 28 28 28 27 26
Night temp. (°C) 22 21 21 21 22 23 24 25 26 26 25 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 1 3 1 4 4 32 50 42 10 3
Days with rain 1 2 2 4 1 3 6 12 13 7 3 1
Dry days 30 26 29 26 30 27 25 19 17 24 27 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 10 10 10 10 10 8 7 8 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 6
Climate data from city: Praia

Cape Verde weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Cape Verde? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Cape Verde?

Cape Verde lies in a straight line about 5,514 km from United States (New York → Praia).

How long is the flight to Cape Verde?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Cape Verde is approximately 13 hours.

What are the largest airports in Cape Verde?

These are the largest airports in Cape Verde:

  • Amílcar Cabral International Airport – Sal
  • Rabil Airport – Boa Vista

How many inhabitants are there in Cape Verde?

Cape Verde has approximately 560,899 inhabitants.

How big is Cape Verde?

The area of Cape Verde is around 4,033 km². It is 60x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Cape Verde?

The capital of Cape Verde is Praia.

What is the currency of Cape Verde?

In Cape Verde the Cape Verde escudo (CVE) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 October 2021

  • 1 Cape Verde escudo = 92.84 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.011 Cape Verde escudo
  • 10 Cape Verde escudo = 928.41 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.11 Cape Verde escudo
  • 100 Cape Verde escudo = 9,284.11 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 1.08 Cape Verde escudo

What is the area code of Cape Verde?

The area code to call Cape Verde is +238.