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KwaZulu Natal – Best time to go

Best time to visit KwaZulu Natal

Best times to visit

Spring Season

Summer temperatures really start in KwaZulu Natal in mid spring, so by October you will experience an increase in the temperature. Most days are sunny and rain that falls is usually quite light. 

Summer Season

Throughout KwaZulu Natal the summer brings warm to hot temperatures and high humidity. While light rain falls throughout the year, KwaZulu Natal’s long, hot summers are the wettest season. 

Autumn Season

Generally the weather in KwaZulu Natal throughout autumn remains dry and sunny. Temperatures are not as hot as in the summer so humidity is lower. This is the perfect time to get outside. 

Winter Season

KwaZulu Natal’s sunny days continue into winter and you will see a decrease in rain as this is the driest season of the year. Temperatures drop but remain comfortable and humidity disappears. 

Favourite Season

September to October or March to May are the best months to visit KwaZulu Natal. These spring and autumn months see cooler temperatures from the sweltering summers and less humidity and rain. 

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Average weather in January

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
18ºC
81mm

Average weather in February

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
18ºC
114mm

Average weather in March

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Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
16ºC
81mm

Average weather in April

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
13ºC
57mm

Average weather in May

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
11ºC
18mm

Average weather in June

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Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
8ºC
4mm

Average weather in July

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
9ºC
6mm

Average weather in August

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
11ºC
9mm

Average weather in September

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
13ºC
39mm

Average weather in October

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
15ºC
51mm

Average weather in November

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
15ºC
69mm

Average weather in December

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
KwaZulu Natal
17ºC
90mm