When is the best time to go to Richards Bay?

When is the best time to go to Richards Bay? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The weather is good all year round in Richards Bay
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May and December
  • The rainiest months are January, March and December
  • The best months for swimming are January, February and March

For full information about the climate and weather in Richards Bay a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 77°F/85°F
55%
5.3in
February 77°F/86°F
50%
4.1in
March 77°F/86°F
44%
4.4in
April 72°F/83°F
36%
2.7in
May 70°F/81°F
28%
2.5in
June 65°F/79°F
22%
1.2in
July 67°F/77°F
23%
1.9in
August 68°F/76°F
22%
1.9in
September 70°F/77°F
30%
2.2in
October 72°F/77°F
50%
4.1in
November 70°F/79°F
49%
4.1in
December 74°F/83°F
55%
4.6in

Weather and climate in Richards Bay

  • From january to may the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 72°F and it rains about 2.5in each month.
  • In june the climate is very good. In average, on the morning it is 65°F and, in june, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of july the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 68°F and it rains about 1.9in each month.
  • In the month of august the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 76°F.
  • From september to december the climate is good. It is for example 83°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 55% of the time in december.

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In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Richards Bay: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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