Climate for KwaZulu-Natal
(South Africa)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 3 measuring stations in KwaZulu-Natal.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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The climate is almost moderate, but also offers a few sultry months with high humidity and high temperatures. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 23 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from May to August. The most rain days occur from from October to January.

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KwaZulu-Natal
hours of sunshine per day
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rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in South Africa
Precipitation in mm/day
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Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in South Africa
Water temperature
Water temperatures in South Africa
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in South Africa

The most important cities in the region of KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal is a part of South Africa and has an east-west extension of about 250 km. From north to south it is approximately 360 km. The biggest cities are Pietermaritzburg and Durban. The local time is now Sunday, 6:02 pm.

CityPopulationGeo-Position 
Pietermaritzburg750,84529°37'0"S30°23'34"E
Durban595,06129°51'28"S31°1'45"E
Newcastle404,83827°45'29"S29°55'54"E
Richards Bay252,96828°46'59"S32°2'16"E
Vryheid150,01227°46'10"S30°47'30"E
Mpumalanga140,12129°48'47"S30°38'11"E
Dundee84,41328°10'0"S30°14'1"E
Stanger59,89929°19'41"S31°17'22"E
Port Shepstone52,79330°44'29"S30°27'18"E
eSikhawini49,26528°52'15"S31°53'59"E
Mondlo44,92227°58'59"S30°43'4"E
Margate34,40730°51'49"S30°22'14"E
Richmond32,44529°52'19"S30°16'20"E
Howick28,72529°28'41"S30°13'50"E
Empangeni28,09328°45'43"S31°53'36"E
Mpophomeni26,22929°34'6"S30°11'10"E
Kokstad25,37330°32'50"S29°25'27"E
Scottburgh23,94930°17'12"S30°45'11"E
Ulundi20,75328°20'7"S31°24'58"E
Umkomaas20,41030°12'24"S30°47'52"E
Ballitoville17,21829°32'20"S31°12'52"E
Berea15,00029°51'7"S30°59'36"E
Eshowe14,78628°53'11"S31°28'12"E
Ekuvukeni14,33128°28'3"S30°9'18"E
Greytown13,91229°3'51"S30°35'34"E
Glencoe13,54728°10'42"S30°8'49"E
Sundumbili12,45529°8'1"S31°23'51"E
Mooirivier10,13229°12'30"S29°59'41"E
Utrecht3,57527°39'31"S30°19'18"E