Durban Weather in December

What's the weather like in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal) in December 2023?

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.

Durban weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 79%
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.

December temperatures in Durban

Durban average temperature in December

December rainfall

Durban average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Durban average rain in December

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.

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Durban weather stats

Durban weather statistics
Hottest month: February 27.3°C 81.1°F
Driest month: June 27mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: June 8.1hrs
Coldest month: July 22°C 71.6°F
Wettest month: January 140mm 5.5ins
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