Richards Bay Weather in August

What's the weather like in Richards Bay (KwaZulu-Natal) in August 2024?

The climate in Richards Bay during August can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.

August is in the winter in Richards Bay and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

Richards Bay weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 24.2°C 75.6°F
Nightly temperature 14.2°C 57.6°F
Average temperature 19.2°C 66.6°F
Daily sunshine 8.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 61 mm 2.4 ins
Rainy days 7 days
Sea temperature 22.2°C 71.9°F
Humidity 75%
Windspeed 19.4kph 12 mph

On average August is the 3rd driest month of the year in Richards Bay with around 61mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Richards Bay

Richards Bay average temperature in August

August rainfall

Richards Bay average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Richards Bay average rain in August

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 Richards Bay in August 2024.

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Richards Bay weather stats

Richards Bay weather statistics
Hottest month: January 29.2°C 84.6°F
Driest month: June 56mm 2.2ins
Sunniest month: July 8.5hrs
Coldest month: June 23°C 73.4°F
Wettest month: January 164mm 6.5ins
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