Weather in Durban, South Africa in December

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

December is a hot and rainy 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, April, 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 27°. The average maximum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Durban in December is 23°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Durban in December is 20°. The minimum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

Sunshine in Durban in December

The average day light hours per day in Durban in December are 14 and there are 7.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Durban in December is typically 14.2 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 24.9° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Durban in December

The average total rainfall in Durban in December is 32.2cm and on average there are 17.4 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Durban in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Durban in December is 21° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 19° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Durban in December is typically 87%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.8% in the previous month and 88.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Durban in December is typically 74.2%. The average relative humidity is 72.9% in the previous month and 75.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Durban in December

The average maximum wind speed in Durban in December is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Durban in December is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

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

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