Weather in Durban, South Africa in December

So you're interested in going to Durban, South Africa in December

December is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Durban. December is a good month for swimming in Durban with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Durban in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Temperature in Durban in December

The average maximum temperature in Durban in December is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in Durban in December is 21°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Durban in December is 16°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in Durban in December

The average day light hours per day in Durban in December are 14.4 and there are 10 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Durban in December is typically 13.7 during December. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Durban in December

The average sea water temperature in Durban in December is 20.5° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Durban in December

The average total rainfall in Durban in December is 2.4cm and on average there are 7.2 rainy days in December making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Durban in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Durban in December is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Durban in December is typically 88%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.2% in the previous month and 89.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Durban in December is typically 70.2%. The average relative humidity is 71.1% in the previous month and 71.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Durban in December

The average maximum wind speed in Durban in December is typically 33kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 33kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Durban in December is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 18kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Durban in December is from the South.