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Average climate of Lesotho

The climate of Lesotho has an average yearly temperature of 23°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 17°C and rise to 26°C.

Annually, about 836 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Lesotho. Additionally, about 7,4 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Lesotho is April, May and August until November. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Lesotho.

Temperature 17 to 26°C
Rain 836 mm
Snow 7,4 cm
The climate of Lesotho
  • Average yearly temperature: 23°C
  • Highest temperature: 26°C in January and December
  • Lowest temperature: 17°C in June and July
  • Precipitation: 836 mm per year, averaging 70 mm per month
  • Driest months: 7,4 mm in June, 13 mm in July and 14 mm in August
  • Wettest months: 153 mm in January, 140 mm in February and 140 mm in December
  • Snowfall: 7,4 cm per year

Climate table Lesotho

The climate table for Lesotho shows the average temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 26 25 24 21 20 17 17 19 23 24 25 26
Nighttime temperature (°C) 13 12 10 7 3 0 -1 1 5 8 10 12
Precipitation (mm) 153 140 110 67 21 7,4 13 14 25 57 88 140
Snowfall (cm) 0 0 0 0 0,6 0,9 1,7 1,8 0,8 1,1 0,5 0
UV Index 9 9 8 7 6 6 6 7 9 9 9 9
Best month No No No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No

Temperature per month in Lesotho

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Lesotho

Temperature per month in Lesotho

Precipitation per month in Lesotho

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Lesotho.

Precipitation per month in Lesotho

Snowfall per month in Lesotho

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters per month in Lesotho.

Snowfall per month in Lesotho

UV index per month in Lesotho

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Lesotho.

UV index per month in Lesotho

Yearly temperature in Lesotho

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Lesotho, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Lesotho

Yearly total precipitation in Lesotho

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Lesotho.

Precipitation per year in Lesotho

Yearly snowfall in Lesotho

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Lesotho, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Lesotho

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Average weather in Lesotho per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Lesotho and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Lesotho, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.