Weather in Durban, South Africa in March

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

March is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Durban. March is an excellent month for swimming in Durban with very 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 March.

Temperature in Durban in March

The average maximum temperature in Durban in March is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Durban in March is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Durban in March is 21°. The minimum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Durban in March

The average day light hours per day in Durban in March are 12.3 and there are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Durban in March is typically 11.1 during March. 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 March

The average sea water temperature in Durban in March is 25.4° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Durban in March

The average total rainfall in Durban in March is 20cm and on average there are 14.2 rainy days in March making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Durban in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Durban in March is 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 22° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Durban in March is typically 88.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.5% in the previous month and 85% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Durban in March is typically 74.5%. The average relative humidity is 72.9% in the previous month and 68.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Durban in March

The average maximum wind speed in Durban in March is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Durban in March is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

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

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