Has there ever been snow on Table Mountain?

“Table Mountain turned into a snow-capped winter wonderland on Tuesday, June 15” said the news in 2010. It seems quite a few areas in the Western Cape received snow fall in 2010 including the Hottentots Holland mountains, Ceres, Matroosberg and Worcester.

Has there ever been snow on Table Mountain?

“Table Mountain turned into a snow-capped winter wonderland on Tuesday, June 15” said the news in 2010. It seems quite a few areas in the Western Cape received snow fall in 2010 including the Hottentots Holland mountains, Ceres, Matroosberg and Worcester.

Was there ever snow in Cape Town?

For the most part, Cape Town does not experience snow in its main hubs. Just under an hour away however, the Western Cape towns of Ceres, Worchester and Tulbagh offer the chance to enjoy a spectacular winter wonderland. The first snowfalls often begin towards the middle of June, and continue well into July.

How often does it snow on Table Mountain?

Snowfall on Table Mountain in Cape Town is not unheard of – well, it may happen once or twice in the winter months (June – August) and more often than not it’s merely a flurry or occurs in the foulest conditions when we’re tucked up in bed and nobody is up on the iconic chunk of quartzitic sandstone.

Does it snow in Cape Town Table Mountain?

Snow is an unusual occurrence on Table Mountain. Cape Town residents and others in the interior are feeling the bit of the current cold temperatures.

What year did it snow in Johannesburg?

For those who were around in the ’80s it seems everyone remembers the day it snowed, and snowed, in Johannesburg in 1981 – 40 years ago today, 11 September.

Does Lesotho have snow?

Lesotho is made up of “highlands” and the “lowlands”. e.g. Maseru falls within the lowland region. The highlands to the east of the Kingdom generally have snow and ice on the south facing slopes throughout winter.

How common is snow in South Africa?

Snow is a rare occurrence, with snowfall having been experienced in May 1956, August 1962, June 1964, September 1981, August 2006 (light), on 27 June 2007, accumulating up to 10 centimetres (3.9 in) in the southern suburbs, and most recently on 7 August 2012.

Where can I see snow in Cape Town?

The beautiful Cederberg Wilderness area of the Western Cape is one of the top places to see snow in Cape Town. Located about a 2 -3-hour drive from the city of Cape Town, the rocky and rugged Cederberg transforms into the ultimate winter wonderland during Cape Town’s winter season.

Where is there snow in Western Cape?

Matroosberg
Matroosberg, Western Cape Just 2 hours from CT, the Matroosberg is the most reliable snow-place in the Western Cape, and attracts a lot of daytrippers when the flakes fall, so you’ll be sharing the sights with a few others who want to see snow in South Africa.

When did it snow in Springs Gauteng?

Snow is a rare occurrence in Gauteng, with snowfall having been experienced in May 1956, August 1962, June 1964, September 1981 and on June 27 2007.