Lesotho

Best time to visit, climate and weather Lesotho

Best time to visit Lesotho

Best time to visit Lesotho

The best time to visit Lesotho is from january until may and july until december, when you will have a soft till warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Lesotho is 30° in january and the lowest is 15° in june.

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 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Lesotho

Climate data from: Maseru
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
30° 28° 28° 21° 20° 15° 16° 20° 23° 26° 27° 29°
MM
rain
60 mm 42 mm 35 mm 17 mm 7 mm 14 mm 8 mm 8 mm 10 mm 36 mm 45 mm 64 mm
Snow
days
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Holiday Lesotho

Holiday Lesotho

Hotels and apartments in Lesotho

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Climate Lesotho

Climate Lesotho

Climate Lesotho per Month
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Lesotho there are 5 types of climates prevailing, namely the cold semi-arid climate, humid subtropical climate, temperate oceanic climate, monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate and subtropical highland climate. 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.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
30° 28° 28° 21° 20° 15° 16° 20° 23° 26° 27° 29°
Night
min °C
15° 13° 11° 11° 12° 14°
MM
rain
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
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
5 5 5 4 3 3 3 4 4 5 6 6
 

Climate Lesotho january

On average, it is maximum 30° 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 28° 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 28° 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 21° 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 20° 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 15° 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 16° 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 20° 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 23° 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 26° 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 27° 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 29° 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

14 day weather forecast Lesotho

The weather for Maseru in Lesotho will be 22° till 18° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Helder hemel Enkele wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 22° 22° 21° 21° 21° 21° 21°
Min (°C)
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
1.7
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 25% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 5 5 2 4 5 4 2

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Broken wolken Bewolkt Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 21° 21° 21° 20° 17° 17° 18°
Min (°C)
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 15% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 3 2 4 3 3 4 4
About Lesotho

About Lesotho

Lesotho is in the continental part Afrika 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 Kingdom. 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 hour and 05 min.

Time difference Lesotho

Time difference Lesotho

In Lesotho it is now 13:31 o’clock in the afternoon on monday 20 may 2019. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Lesotho is Africa/Maseru and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Currency Lesotho

Currency Lesotho

In Lesotho the Lesothaanse loti is used to pay.

Exchange rate Lesothaanse loti op 20 may 2019

1 Lesothaanse loti = € 0,06 euro
100 Lesothaanse loti = € 5,89 euro

1 euro = 16,99 Lesothaanse loti
100 euro = 1.699,10 Lesothaanse loti

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Vaccinations Lesotho

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)