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Average Weather in Durban, South Africa

Durban easily averages about 320 days of sunshine a year. The seemingly endless humid summers are hot and winters are warm and sunny. Light rain falls throughout the year, although summer is the wettest season. For most people the best time to visit is between autumn and spring when there's less humidity and temperatures are lower.

Midwinter temperatures range from 16 to 23 degrees Celsius (60 to 74 degrees Fahrenheit) and midsummer temperatures range from 28 to 33 degrees Celsius (82 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit).

What's the best time to travel to Durban in South Africa? Here are some facts:
  • On average, the warmest month(s) are January, February and December.
  • Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in January, February, March, November and December.
  • Durban has dry periods in May, June, July and August.
  • On average, the warmest month is January.
  • On average, the coolest month is July.
  • January is the wettest month.
  • June is the driest month.
For more specific information please take a look at the graphs shown below.

* Data from nearest weather station: Newcastle, South Africa.

Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours
Average monthly sunhours in Durban, South Africa   Copyright © 2015 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average percent of sunshine over the year

This is the mean percent of sunhours during the day

Average percent of sunshine in Durban, South Africa   Copyright © 2015 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit »
Average min and max temperatures in Durban, South Africa   Copyright © 2015 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches »
Average precipitation (rain/snow) in Durban, South Africa   Copyright © 2015 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.
Average rainy days (rain/snow) in Durban, South Africa   Copyright © 2015 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity
Average relative humidity in Durban, South Africa   Copyright © 2015 www.weather-and-climate.com