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    KwaZulu-Natal - South Africa

    Durban weather and climate

    KwaZulu-Natal - South Africa

    Durban weather and climate

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    15 °C

     

    Sea

    21 °C

     

    Precipitation

    66 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    76 %

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    15 °C

     

    Sea

    21 °C

     

    Precipitation

    66 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    76 %

    Weather charts for Durban

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    Weather overview
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    Sunhours per day chart
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    Weather overview for Durban

    Weather overview

    Durban (South Africa) is a place with a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 22.5 °C (72.5 °F) in July to 28.3 °C (82.9 °F) in February. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 21.0 °C (69.8 °F), the lowest in July with 11.2 °C (52.2 °F). The driest month is June with just 3 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is December with 15 days of rain. The highest sea temperatures in Durban are in February with 25.8 °C (78.4 °F) and the lowest in August with 21.1 °C (70.1 °F).

    January weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 27.8 °C (82.0 °F) in Durban, and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 25.1 °C (77.2 °F). The rainfall amount is on its maximum, with its value of 132 mm (5.20 in). The tourist season is about to start. The maximum of the humidity is observable, with its value of 80 %. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 20.8 °C (69.4 °F).

    February weather

    There is pending tourist season in Durban. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, with its value of 28.3 °C (82.9 °F), and the maximum of the sea temperature is observable too, its value is 25.8 °C (78.4 °F). The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value being 118 mm (4.65 in), while the number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value being 13 days. The maximum of the night temperature is observable, with its value of 21.0 °C (69.8 °F).

    March weather

    The tourist season is taking place in March in Durban. The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value being 11 days, and the rainfall amount continues to descent as well, with its value being 109 mm (4.31 in). The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, and the night temperature descent's start could be observed too, with its value being 19.2 °C (66.6 °F).

    April weather

    The tourist season continues in April in Durban. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 26.3 °C (79.3 °F), while the beginning of the descent of the sea temperature could be noticed in April. The rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value being 68 mm (2.67 in), and the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed too, with its value of 7 days. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, with its value being 17.3 °C (63.1 °F).

    May weather

    The tourist season is taking place in May in Durban. The sea temperature continues to descent, with its value being 23.6 °C (74.5 °F), and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 24.7 °C (76.5 °F). The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 14.2 °C (57.6 °F). The wind speed reaches its minimum in May. The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, its value is 37 mm (1.46 in).

    June weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 22.9 °C (73.2 °F) in Durban, and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 22.4 °C (72.4 °F). The number of rainy days reaches its minimum, its value is 3 days, and the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable as well, with its value of 25 mm (0.98 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 11.4 °C (52.5 °F). The humidity reaches its minimum, with its value of 70 %.

    July weather

    The day temperature is on its minimum, with its value being 22.5 °C (72.5 °F) in Durban, while the sea temperature continues to descent, with its value being 21.6 °C (70.9 °F). The rainfall amount starts to rise, with its value of 42 mm (1.64 in). The dry season is taking place. The minimum of the night temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 11.2 °C (52.2 °F). The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable.

    August weather

    The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed, its value is 23.3 °C (73.9 °F) in Durban, while the minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed, with its value being 21.1 °C (70.1 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise in August. There is pending dry season. The beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, with its value of 12.7 °C (54.9 °F).

    September weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 23.9 °C (75.0 °F) in Durban, and the rise of the night temperature can be observed too, its value is 14.8 °C (58.6 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 8 days, while the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, with its value of 66 mm (2.58 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent in September.

    October weather

    The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 13 days in Durban, and the rainfall amount continues to rise too, with its value being 100 mm (3.93 in). The sea temperature starts to rise, with its value of 21.8 °C (71.2 °F), while the rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 16.6 °C (61.9 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum, its value is 6 hours.

    November weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 25.6 °C (78.1 °F) in Durban, while the sea temperature continues to rise, with its value being 22.7 °C (72.9 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 14 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month as well, its value is 113 mm (4.45 in). The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, with its value of 4.1. The night temperature continues to rise.

    December weather

    The sea temperature continues to rise, its value is 24.0 °C (75.1 °F) in Durban, and the day temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 27.1 °C (80.8 °F). The number of rainy days reaches its maximum, with its value of 15 days, while the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 122 mm (4.79 in). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, its value is 6 hours. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 19.9 °C (67.8 °F).

    FAQs

    Is January a good month to visit Durban?

    January is the best month to visit Durban. The temperature during the day will be nice 27.8 °C (82.0 °F). The seawater temperature reaches ideal 25.1 °C (77.2 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 20.8 °C (69.4 °F).

    Is it hot in February in Durban?

    In Durban in February, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Is March part of the wet season in Durban?

    No, there is no wet season in March in Durban - you can expect 11 days of rain during the month.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in April in Durban?

    In Durban in April, we can expect 7 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 1.7 days of the week, or in general - 25 % days.

    What is the temperature in Durban during the day in May?

    In Durban in May, the average daily temperatures will be 24.7 °C (76.5 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in Durban in June?

    In June in Durban, you can expect around 7 hours of sunshine.

    How windy is it in Durban in July?

    In July in Durban, there will be an average wind scale of 3.1.

    Is August part of the dry season in Durban?

    Yes, there is a dry season in Durban in August with just 4 days during the month being rainy.

    What is the humidity in Durban in October?

    Humidity in Durban in October is 77 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    What is the air temperature in Durban in November at night?

    The average night temperature in Durban in November is 18.2 °C (64.8 °F). This temperature is pleasant for a wide range of evening, night, and morning activities from sports to sitting outside in restaurants or evening walks.

    What is the sea temperature in Durban in December?

    The sea will reach 24.0 °C (75.1 °F) in December in Durban. This warm sea is nice for swimming, maybe cold for some, but most people can spend a long time in it.