Weather in Durban, South Africa in October

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

October is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Durban. October is too cold for swimming in Durban for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Durban in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Temperature in Durban in October

The average maximum temperature in Durban in October is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Durban in October is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Durban in October is 12°. The minimum temperature is 10° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

Sunshine in Durban in October

The average day light hours per day in Durban in October are 12.9 and there are 8.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Durban in October is typically 10.2 during October. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 October

The average sea water temperature in Durban in October is 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Durban in October

The average total rainfall in Durban in October is 6cm and on average there are 10.4 rainy days in October making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Durban in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Durban in October is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Durban in October is typically 91.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.3% in the previous month and 89.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Durban in October is typically 72.3%. The average relative humidity is 73.4% in the previous month and 71.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Durban in October

The average maximum wind speed in Durban in October is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Durban in October is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 18kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Durban in October is from the South-Southwest.