The climate in Durban during May can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.
May is in the fall / autumn in Durban and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||24.1°C 75.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||13.8°C 56.8°F|
|Average temperature||18.9°C 66°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||54 mm 2.1 ins|
|Rainy days||6 days|
|Sea temperature||24.5°C 76°F|
|Windspeed||9.9kph 6 mph|
On average May is the 4th driest month of the year in Durban with around 54mm 2.1 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.
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 May 2023.
|Hottest month:||February||27.3°C 81.1°F|
|Driest month:||June||27mm 1.1ins|
|Coldest month:||July||22°C 71.6°F|
|Wettest month:||January||140mm 5.5ins|