Cape Town International Airport

FACT · Western Cape, South Africa

Wind direction of Wind direction 130° Cape Town International Airport 1/19
Wind: 20 kt, 5 beaufort

10 kt

17 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
SCT 3,500
METAR FACT 231500Z 13020KT 9999 -RA SCT035 22/18 Q1009 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 -33.96480 and longitude 18.60170. The airport has 2 runways: 1/19 and 16/34. The ICAO airport code of this field is FACT and it's IATA code is CPT.

This report was made for Cape Town International Airport on March 23, 2023 17:00, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 130° with a speed of 20 kt.

Visibility is 10 km or more.

There are scattered clouds at an altitude of 3,500 ft. No ceiling has been observed.

Current weather is light rain. The temperature and wind chill are 22 °C. The dew point is 18 °C, the relative humidity is 78%. The air pressure at sea level is 1009 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:50 and sets at 18:53. 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 %
1/19 010°-190° 17 kt 10 kt 87 %
16/34 136°-316° 2 kt 20 kt 10 %

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


3,500 ft SCT Scattered clouds

Temperature & Weather

Weather Light rain
Temperature 22 °C
Dewpoint 18 °C
Rel. humidity 78%
Kp-index 3 (0-9)

Daylight period

18:53 (1:31h)


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