Lesotho
Weather, climate and best time to visit

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 in Lesotho is 26°C in January and the lowest is 13°C in June.

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 a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Lesotho weather by month

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

Climate data from city: Maseru




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Lesotho weather

The Lesotho weather for will be 1° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The Lesotho weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Maseru.

Lesotho 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Tuesday
17 may
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16°C
5°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ESE
0 cm
5
Wednesday
18 may
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16°C
6°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
SSW
0 cm
5
Thursday
19 may
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15°C
5°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
SSW
0 cm
5
Friday
20 may
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9°C
2°C
10.6 mm
90%
3 Bft
SSE
5.6 cm
2
Saturday
21 may
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2°C
-4°C
24.7 mm
100%
2 Bft
SSE
29.6 cm
5


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.

Lesotho

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 25 24 19 17 13 13 17 21 23 24 25
Night temp. (°C) 15 13 11 7 5 2 2 4 8 11 12 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 60 42 35 17 7 14 8 8 10 36 45 64
Days with rain 15 13 13 8 4 3 4 3 6 9 11 15
Days with snow - - - - - 1 - - - - - -
Dry days 16 15 18 22 27 26 27 28 24 22 19 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 12 12 10 8 7 7 7 7 9 12 12 12
Wind force (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 data from city: Maseru

Lesotho weather by month

What is the average Lesotho weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Lesotho?

Lesotho lies in a straight line about 11,063 km from Philippines (Manila → Maseru).

How long is the flight to Lesotho?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Lesotho is approximately 13 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Lesotho?

These are the largest airports in Lesotho:

  • Moshoeshoe I International Airport – Maseru

How many inhabitants are there in Lesotho?

Lesotho has approximately 2,233,339 inhabitants.

How big is Lesotho?

The area of Lesotho is around 30,355 km². It is 10x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Lesotho?

The capital of Lesotho is Maseru.

What is the currency of Lesotho?

In Lesotho the Lesotho loti (LSL) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 May 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.32 Lesotho loti
  • 1 Lesotho loti = 3.13 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 31.91 Lesotho loti
  • 100 Lesotho loti = 313.38 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Lesotho?

The area code to call Lesotho is +266.