When is the best time to go to Durban, South Africa?

Climate diagram

Climate diagram for Durban in South AfricaThe climate diagram for Durban in South Africa contains temperature minimum and maxima for each month as well as average precipitation (rain). It was created using historical data from the last 30 years.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec°C051015202530mm050100150
3 M
Population
21 m
Elevation

Statistics

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sunshine
Days with full cloud cover
Days with rain
Days with frost
Relative humidity 80.3 % 80.3 % 80.3 % 78.2 % 74.8 % 69.5 % 69.6 % 72.9 % 76 % 77.4 % 78.9 % 79.1 %
Sea surface temperature 25.4 °C 25.9 °C 25.8 °C 25 °C 24 °C 22.6 °C 21.9 °C 21.5 °C 21.6 °C 22.1 °C 23.1 °C 24.2 °C
Windspeed 4 m/s 3.9 m/s 3.5 m/s 3 m/s 2.7 m/s 2.6 m/s 2.8 m/s 3.6 m/s 4.1 m/s 4.6 m/s 4.4 m/s 4.3 m/s

Summary for Durban

When is the best time to visit Durban?
  • The very best time to go is from June to August
  • Still good is from April to September
  • This is purely from a climate diagram point of view of course.
Temperature Analysis
  • Average temperatures range from 16.6 °C to 24 °C. The yearly temperature variation is 7.4 °C
  • Average daily temperature variation is 9.9 °C
  • There is no temperature stress the whole year.
  • There is low temperature stress the whole year.
  • Highest temperature stress is .
  • Clearest sky and the most sunshine is from May to July.
Precipitation Analysis
  • Monthly precipitation ranges from 25 mm to 146 mm. The yearly variation of precipitation is 122 mm.
  • There is a wet season and a dry season.
  • Most rain is from January to February, the least rain is from June to July.
  • The average month has 3 days of rain.
  • There is a high variation in terms of days with rain per month per year.
  • Most days with rain are from November to January, the least are from June to July.