Durban weather in December (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Durban in December lies at 27.0°C (80.6°F). The average minimum temperature is 20.0°C (68°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is high with an average of 101mm (4.0in). It rains an average of 15 days of the month. The sun will occasionally show itself with 190 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Durban should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

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

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 68 °F
Max Temperature 80 °F
Chance of Rain 50%
Precipitation 4 in
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 190

 

Where to stay in Durban

Where to go in South Africa in December

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in December 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 December.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

MON   Jan 30
74°F | 67°F
SSW 11 mph
0.02 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

TUE   Jan 31
83°F | 69°F
NNE 21 mph
0.15 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED   Feb 01
88°F | 71°F
ESE 21 mph

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