Average Weather during May in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Durban in May is 14.0°C (57.2°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 59mm (2.3in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 24.5°C (76.1°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Durban with 223 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Durban.


So what to wear in May? 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 May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 14 °C
Max Temperature 24 °C
Chance of Rain 23%
Precipitation 59mm
Rainy Days 7
Sunshine Hours 223

Where to stay in Durban

What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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