Maseru weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Maseru

The best time to visit in Maseru in 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 Maseru is 26°C in January and the lowest is 13°C in June.

Maseru has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Maseru 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 weather Maseru 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

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14 day weather forecast Maseru

The weather for in Maseru will be 25° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 10
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 9
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
13°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
11°
4.0 mm 55% 7 m/s 9
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 10
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 10
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
10°
13.4 mm 95% 4 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
10°
5.5 mm 85% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
10°
3.2 mm 75% 6 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
13°
5.2 mm 85% 6 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
14°
7.0 mm 70% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
13°
9.3 mm 75% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
14°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
15°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 4

Climate Maseru

Maseru 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 Maseru 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 table of Maseru

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

Maseru weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Maseru? 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 Maseru?

Maseru is located in Lesotho. It lies in a straight line at 5,831 miles from London.

The coordinates of Maseru are:

  • Latitude: -29.316667
  • Longitude: 27.483333

The GPS coordinates are 29° 19' S, 27° 28' E

How long is the flight to Maseru?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Maseru is approximately 13 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Maseru?

These are the airports closests to Maseru:

  • Moshoeshoe I International Airport (11 mi) – Maseru
  • Kimberley Airport (168 mi) – Kimberley
  • K. D. Matanzima Airport (170 mi) – Mthatha

How many inhabitants are there in Maseru?

Maseru has approximately 361,324 inhabitants.

How big is Maseru?

The area of Maseru is around 1,155 mi².

What is the currency of Maseru?

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

Exchange rates on 19 October 2021

  • 1 Lesotho loti = 20.43 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.049 Lesotho loti
  • 10 Lesotho loti = 204.26 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 0.49 Lesotho loti
  • 100 Lesotho loti = 2,042.55 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 4.90 Lesotho loti

What is the area code of Maseru?

The area code to call Maseru is +266.