The climate in Durban during December can be summarized as warm, humid and damp.
December is in the summer in Durban and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||26.5°C 79.7°F|
|Nightly temperature||19.2°C 66.6°F|
|Average temperature||22.9°C 73.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.1 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||109 mm 4.3 ins|
|Rainy days||15 days|
|Sea temperature||24.8°C 76.6°F|
|Windspeed||15.5kph 10 mph|
On average December is the 5th wettest month of the year in Durban with around 109mm 4.3 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Durban in December 2023.
|Hottest month:||February||27.3°C 81.1°F|
|Driest month:||June||27mm 1.1ins|
|Coldest month:||July||22°C 71.6°F|
|Wettest month:||January||140mm 5.5ins|