Weather in Durban, South Africa in August

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

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

Temperature in Durban in August

The average maximum temperature in Durban in August is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average temperature in Durban in August is 19°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Durban in August is 14°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

Sunshine in Durban in August

The average day light hours per day in Durban in August are 11 and there are 5 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Durban in August is typically 5.9 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 August

The average sea water temperature in Durban in August is 21.3° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Durban in August

The average total rainfall in Durban in August is 3.9cm and on average there are 6.3 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Durban in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Durban in August is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Durban in August is typically 82.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 79.1% in the previous month and 86% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Durban in August is typically 63.7%. The average relative humidity is 61.1% in the previous month and 70.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Durban in August

The average maximum wind speed in Durban in August is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Durban in August is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Durban in August is from the West-Southwest.

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