South Africa has a temperate climate and is known for its long sunny days. Most of the provinces have summer rainfall, except for the Western Cape (winter rainfall). Winter is from May to August, Spring from September to October, Summer from November to February and Autumn is from March to April (Mild, 16-25 degree celcius / 61-77 degree fahrenheit).

The average minimum daytime temperature in Stellenbosch in April is a warm 23°C (73°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 68% of the 11 hours of daylight.