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 Celsius

Min Temperature 54 °F
Max Temperature 73 °F
Chance of Rain 24%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 7
Sunshine Hours 216

 

Where to stay in Durban

Where to go in South Africa in August

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

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)

THU   Dec 01
77°F | 65°F
NNE 22 mph
FRI   Dec 02
81°F | 67°F
ENE 22 mph
0.01 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT   Dec 03
72°F | 68°F
SSW 23 mph
0.10 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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