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These ten volcanic islands, which lie off the west coast of Africa, have some fine beaches and enjoy a tropical oceanic climate.
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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Cape Verde. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.
All Cape Verde destinations
- Espargos, Sal
- Porto Novo, Santo Antao
- Praia, Santiago
- Sal Rei, Boa Vista
- Santa Maria, Sal
- Sao Filipe, Fogo
- Sao Pedro, Sao Vicente
- Vila do Maio, Maio
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The weather guide for Cape Verde (Espargos, Sal) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.
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Humidity can be uncomfortably high during the rainy months, when cloud cover is often dense, but frequent sea breezes help to mitigate the mugginess.
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Which is the hottest month in Cape Verde?
The hottest time of year in Espargos, Sal, Cape Verde is normally September. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 30°C with high heat and humidity.
Does it ever rain in Cape Verde?
It never rains much in Espargos, Sal, Cape Verde but September usually has the most rain with an average of 58mm. There are normally 3 days in September with some rain.
When is it sunniest in Cape Verde?
The sunniest time of year in Espargos, Sal, Cape Verde is normally March with bright sunshine on average for 68% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.
When is the sea warmest in Cape Verde?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Espargos, Sal, Cape Verde in October when the water temperature reaches 26°C.
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