Weather in Durban, South Africa in October

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

October is a warm and rainy time for sunbathing in Durban. October 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 October.

Temperature in Durban in October

The average maximum temperature in Durban in October is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

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

The average minimum temperature in Durban in October is 17°. The minimum temperature is 16° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Durban in October

The average day light hours per day in Durban in October are 12.8 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Durban in October is typically 11.3 during October. 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 October

The average sea water temperature in Durban in October is 22° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Durban in October

The average total rainfall in Durban in October is 47.2cm and on average there are 19.9 rainy days in October making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Durban in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Durban in October is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Durban in October is typically 86.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 86% in the previous month and 85.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Durban in October is typically 71.8%. The average relative humidity is 70.1% in the previous month and 72.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Durban in October

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

The average wind speed in Durban in October is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

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

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