Climate in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Weather Forecasts for Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

FRI   Dec 02
27°C | 19°C
ESE 37 kmph
2.1 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT   Dec 03
21°C | 20°C
SSW 31 kmph
2.4 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN   Dec 04
23°C | 19°C
E 21 kmph
3.6 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Durban in South Africa

Durban features a humid subtropical climate. The city easily averages about 320 days of sunshine a year. The seemingly endless humid summers (December till March) are hot and winters are warm and sunny. Light rain falls throughout the year, although summer is the wettest season. For most people the best time to visit is between autumn and spring when there's less humidity and temperatures are lower.

Midwinter temperatures range from 16 to 23 degrees Celsius (60 to 74 degrees Fahrenheit) and midsummer temperatures range from 28 to 33 degrees Celsius (82 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit).

During the month of April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 26 degrees Celsius (79°F).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Durban?
    February has an average maximum temperature of 28°C (82°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Durban?
    The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 23°C (73°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Durban?
    January tops the wettest month list with 130mm (5.1in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Durban?
    June is the driest month with 38mm (1.5in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Durban?
    July is the sunniest month with an average of 233 hours of sunshine.

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