Cape Town International Airport

FACT · Western Cape, South Africa

METAR FACT · Cape Town International Airport

22 February 17:00 LT
Wind direction of Wind direction 180° Cape Town International Airport 1/19
Wind: 23 kt, 6 beaufort

22 kt

6 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
METAR FACT 221500Z 18023KT CAVOK 23/11 Q1013 NOSIG

METAR Cape Town International Airport - FACT/CPT

Cape Town International Airport is a large airport in Western Cape, South Africa. The airport is located at latitude -33.97030 and longitude 18.60420. The airport has 2 runways: 1/19 and 16/34. The ICAO airport code of this field is FACT. The airport's IATA code is CPT. The airport is in the Capetown FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Cape Town International Airport on February 22, 2024 17:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 180° with a speed of 23 kt.

The weather is CAVOK. That means there are no clouds below 5,000 ft or the MSA (minimum safe altitude), whichever is higher. This also means that no cumulonimbus or towering cumulus clouds have been observed and the visibility is 10 km or more or more. Furthermore, there can't be fog, precipitation nor other significant weather.

The temperature and wind chill are 23 °C. The dew point is 11 °C, the relative humidity is 47%. The air pressure at sea level is 1013 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:26 and sets at 19:31. This applies to Cape Town International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +2 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
1/19 345°-165° 6 kt 22 kt 26 %
16/34 135°-315° 16 kt 16 kt 71 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 23 °C
Dewpoint 11 °C
Rel. humidity 47%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)

Daylight period

19:31 (2:16h)


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