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Average climate of Durban

The climate of Durban has an average yearly temperature of 26°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 23°C and rise to 29°C.

Annually, about 857 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Durban.

The best time to visit Durban is January, February and May until November. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Durban.

Temperature 23 to 29°C
Rain 857 mm
The climate of Durban
  • Average yearly temperature: 26°C
  • Highest temperature: 29°C in February
  • Lowest temperature: 23°C in July
  • Precipitation: 857 mm per year, averaging 71 mm per month
  • Driest months: 13 mm in June, 19 mm in August and 49 mm in July
  • Wettest months: 115 mm in December, 105 mm in April and 101 mm in March

Climate table Durban

The climate table for Durban shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 28 29 28 26 25 24 23 24 24 25 26 27
Nighttime temperature (°C) 21 21 20 17 14 11 10 13 15 17 18 20
Precipitation (mm) 73 85 101 105 75 13 49 19 52 82 88 115
UV Index 8 8 7 6 6 5 5 6 7 8 8 8
Best month Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No

Temperature per month in Durban

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Durban

Temperature per month in Durban

Precipitation per month in Durban

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Durban.

Precipitation per month in Durban

UV index per month in Durban

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Durban.

UV index per month in Durban

Yearly temperature in Durban

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Durban, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Durban

Yearly total precipitation in Durban

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Durban.

Precipitation per year in Durban

Weather experiences in Durban

The weather in Durban is rated an average of 4,7 out of 5 stars by 12 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good

The temperature was warm but not oppressive, ideal for beach vacations and sightseeing. Lots of sunshine, but a rainy day or two.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent

Ideal for sun, sea and beach. It was wonderful to swim in the sea water. A real 5-star sun place!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent

Almost non-stop blue skies, warm days and cool nights. Ideal for visiting the beach and exploring the city. An absolute 5-star experience!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent

Ideal for a sunny vacation. The heat is intense. So make sure you have plenty of sunscreen with you.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

It could have rained for days, but it was still very pleasant.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent

Constant sun and heat, ideal for relaxing on the beach. The sea was lovely, you could swim there for several days. Ideal time for a sunny vacation!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

Temperatures were pleasant, ideal for sightseeing and beach visits, although occasional showers could be expected.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent

Occasional refreshing showers, but mostly sunny. A true paradise!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

Dry, sunny and pleasant, temperatures around 20 degrees. However, a light jacket is recommended for the evening.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent

Sun, sea and beach made the vacation perfect. Durban is definitely a 5-star destination for a vacation in the sun.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent

An absolute sunshine destination!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent

Winter in Durban is similar to summer in many other places, making it the perfect escape from the cold in my home country.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Durban per month

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