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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Durban in December is 20.0°C (68°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 102mm (4.0in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 27.0°C (80.6°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 189 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Durban should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. 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 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 189

Where to stay in Durban

What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Durban (KwaZulu-Natal)

FRI Dec 03
72°F | 67°F

Patchy rain possible

SAT Dec 04
74°F | 68°F

Moderate rain

SUN Dec 05
78°F | 70°F

Heavy rain

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