Best time to visit, weather and climate Lesotho

Best time to visit Lesotho

The best time to visit Lesotho is from january until march and september until december, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Lesotho is 26°C in january and the lowest is 13°C in june.

The average climate figure for Lesotho is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Lesotho has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Lesotho or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Lesotho per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 25°C 24°C 19°C 17°C 13°C 13°C 17°C 21°C 23°C 24°C 25°C
60
mm
42
mm
35
mm
17
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7
mm
14
mm
8
mm
8
mm
10
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36
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45
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64
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Climate Lesotho

Lesotho has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Lesotho is 21° degrees and there is about 346 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 236 days a year with an average humidity of 51% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate Lesotho

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 26°C 25°C 24°C 19°C 17°C 13°C 13°C 17°C 21°C 23°C 24°C 25°C
Night 15°C 13°C 11°C 7°C 5°C 2°C 2°C 4°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 14°C
Precip 60
mm
42
mm
35
mm
17
mm
7
mm
14
mm
8
mm
8
mm
10
mm
36
mm
45
mm
64
mm
Rain
days
15 13 13 8 4 3 4 3 6 9 11 15
Snow
days
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dry
days
16 15 18 22 27 26 27 28 24 22 19 16
Sun hours
per day
12 12 10 8 7 7 7 7 9 12 12 12
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 4 3 3 3 4 4 5 6 6
 


Climate Lesotho january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Lesotho and at least around 15° degrees. In january there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho february

On average, it is maximum 25° in february in Lesotho and at least around 13° degrees. In february there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho march

On average, it is maximum 24° in march in Lesotho and at least around 11° degrees. In march there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho april

On average, it is maximum 19° in april in Lesotho and at least around 7° degrees. In april there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho may

On average, it is maximum 17° in may in Lesotho and at least around 5° degrees. In may there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho june

On average, it is maximum 13° in june in Lesotho and at least around 2° degrees. In june there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm. The it will be dry 26 days this month in Lesotho and on average, it snows 1 day in june.

Climate Lesotho july

On average, it is maximum 13° in july in Lesotho and at least around 2° degrees. In july there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho august

On average, it is maximum 17° in august in Lesotho and at least around 4° degrees. In august there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho september

On average, it is maximum 21° in september in Lesotho and at least around 8° degrees. In september there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho october

On average, it is maximum 23° in october in Lesotho and at least around 11° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho november

On average, it is maximum 24° in november in Lesotho and at least around 12° degrees. In november there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Lesotho.

Climate Lesotho december

On average, it is maximum 25° in december in Lesotho and at least around 14° degrees. In december there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 64 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Lesotho.

14 day weather forecast Lesotho

The weather for Maseru in Lesotho will be 20° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Lesotho is based on the weather in Maseru.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
12 Aug
Helder hemel 20°C 0°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Th
13 Aug
Helder hemel 16°C 0°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6
Fr
14 Aug
Helder hemel 20°C -2°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Sa
15 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 21°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 4
Su
16 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 10°C -4°C 0.1 mm 10% 4m/s 5
Mo
17 Aug
Enkele wolken 17°C -4°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 6
Tu
18 Aug
Enkele wolken 11°C -3°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
19 Aug
Enkele wolken 16°C -5°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6
Th
20 Aug
Helder hemel 18°C -2°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Fr
21 Aug
Helder hemel 20°C -1°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Sa
22 Aug
Broken wolken 19°C -1°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Su
23 Aug
Helder hemel 19°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 2
Mo
24 Aug
Helder hemel 20°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
Tu
25 Aug
Helder hemel 23°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3

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Flight tickets to Lesotho

Lesotho has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Moshoeshoe I International Airport
    Maseru

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About Lesotho

Lesotho is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Maseru. The total surface is 30.355 km² and the population consists of 2.233.339 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 8x smaller than United States. If you want to call Lesotho you have to use +266 or 00266 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2665012457809 or 002665012457809.

Lesotho is in a straight line at 9.436 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 13 hours5.

Currency Lesotho

In Lesotho the Lesotho loti is used to pay.

Exchange rate Lesotho loti (LSL) 12 august 2020

1 Lesotho loti = 0,06 United States dollar
100 Lesotho loti = 5,70 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 17,55 Lesotho loti
100 United States dollar = 1.754,50 Lesotho loti

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Time difference Lesotho

In Lesotho it is now 23:00 o’clock in the evening on wednesday 12 august 2020. That is 6 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Lesotho is Africa/Maseru and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Lesotho

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Lesotho.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)