Average weather in August in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Durban in August is 12.5°C (54.5°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 65mm (2.6in). It rains on average a total of 7 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 22.8°C (73.04°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Durban with 216 hours of sun. August is known as one of the best months to visit Durban.


So what to wear in August? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 12 °C
Max Temperature 22 °C
Chance of Rain 24%
Precipitation 65mm
Rainy Days 7
Sunshine Hours 216

Where to stay in Durban

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What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

SAT May 21
19°C | 17°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

SUN May 22
19°C | 18°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

MON May 23
21°C | 18°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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