When is the best time to go to Richards Bay, South Africa?

Climate diagram

Climate diagram for Richards Bay in South AfricaThe climate diagram for Richards Bay in South Africa contains temperature minimum and maxima for each month as well as average precipitation (rain). It was created using historical data from the last 30 years.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec°C051015202530mm050100150200
253 k
Population
9 m
Elevation

Statistics

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sunshine
Days with full cloud cover
Days with rain
Days with frost
Relative humidity 79.5 % 79.8 % 80 % 80.1 % 78.4 % 75.6 % 75.7 % 75 % 77.7 % 77.8 % 78.7 % 77.7 %
Sea surface temperature 25.8 °C 26.4 °C 26.3 °C 25.3 °C 24.2 °C 22.9 °C 22 °C 21.7 °C 21.9 °C 22.4 °C 23.5 °C 24.6 °C
Windspeed 5.2 m/s 5.1 m/s 4.9 m/s 4.5 m/s 4.4 m/s 4.4 m/s 4.8 m/s 5.4 m/s 5.5 m/s 5.6 m/s 5.5 m/s 5.3 m/s

Summary for Richards Bay

When is the best time to visit Richards Bay?
  • The very best time to go is from June to August
  • Still good is from April to September
  • This is purely from a climate diagram point of view of course.
Temperature Analysis
  • Average temperatures range from 17.7 °C to 24.9 °C. The yearly temperature variation is 7.2 °C
  • Average daily temperature variation is 9 °C
  • There is no temperature stress the whole year.
  • There is low temperature stress the whole year.
  • Highest temperature stress is .
  • Clearest sky and the most sunshine is from June to August.
Precipitation Analysis
  • Monthly precipitation ranges from 43 mm to 155 mm. The yearly variation of precipitation is 112 mm.
  • There is a wet season and a dry season.
  • Most rain is from January to February, the least rain is from June to August.
  • The average month has 2.9 days of rain.
  • There is a low variation in terms of days with rain per month per year.
  • Most days with rain are in January and in November, the least are from June to July.