Durban Weather in August

What's the weather like in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal) in August 2024?

The climate in Durban during August can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

August is in the winter in Durban and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

Durban weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 22.5°C 72.6°F
Nightly temperature 12.3°C 54.1°F
Average temperature 17.4°C 63.3°F
Daily sunshine 7.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 51 mm 2 ins
Rainy days 6 days
Sea temperature 21.8°C 71.2°F
Humidity 73%
Windspeed 13.1kph 8 mph

On average August is the 3rd driest month of the year in Durban with around 51mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Durban

Durban average temperature in August

August rainfall

Durban average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Durban average rain in August

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Durban in August 2024.

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Durban weather stats

Durban weather statistics
Hottest month: February 27.3°C 81.1°F
Driest month: June 27mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: June 8.1hrs
Coldest month: July 22°C 71.6°F
Wettest month: January 140mm 5.5ins
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