Lesotho climate guide

Temperature in Lesotho (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Lesotho (Maseru)28
26°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Lesotho (Maseru)26
24°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Lesotho (Maseru)24
21°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Lesotho (Maseru)21
18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Lesotho (Maseru)18
15°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Lesotho (Maseru)15
16°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Lesotho (Maseru)16
18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Lesotho (Maseru)18
23°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Lesotho (Maseru)23
24°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Lesotho (Maseru)24
26°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Lesotho (Maseru)26
27°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Lesotho (Maseru)27
Min temperature (night-time)
14°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Lesotho (Maseru)14
14°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Lesotho (Maseru)14
12°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Lesotho (Maseru)12
8°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Lesotho (Maseru)8
4°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Lesotho (Maseru)4
1°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Lesotho (Maseru)1
0°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Lesotho (Maseru)0
2°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Lesotho (Maseru)2
6°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Lesotho (Maseru)6
9°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Lesotho (Maseru)9
11°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Lesotho (Maseru)11
13°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Lesotho (Maseru)13

Sunshine & Daylight in Lesotho

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
14 hours of daylight per day in January in Lesotho (Maseru)14
13 hours of daylight per day in February in Lesotho (Maseru)13
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Lesotho (Maseru)12
11 hours of daylight per day in April in Lesotho (Maseru)11
11 hours of daylight per day in May in Lesotho (Maseru)11
10 hours of daylight per day in June in Lesotho (Maseru)10
10 hours of daylight per day in July in Lesotho (Maseru)10
11 hours of daylight per day in August in Lesotho (Maseru)11
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Lesotho (Maseru)12
13 hours of daylight per day in October in Lesotho (Maseru)13
14 hours of daylight per day in November in Lesotho (Maseru)14
14 hours of daylight per day in December in Lesotho (Maseru)14

Rainfall in Lesotho

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
13 days with some rainfall in January in Lesotho (Maseru)13
12 days with some rainfall in February in Lesotho (Maseru)12
12 days with some rainfall in March in Lesotho (Maseru)12
9 days with some rainfall in April in Lesotho (Maseru)9
4 days with some rainfall in May in Lesotho (Maseru)4
2 days with some rainfall in June in Lesotho (Maseru)2
2 days with some rainfall in July in Lesotho (Maseru)2
3 days with some rainfall in August in Lesotho (Maseru)3
4 days with some rainfall in September in Lesotho (Maseru)4
9 days with some rainfall in October in Lesotho (Maseru)9
10 days with some rainfall in November in Lesotho (Maseru)10
12 days with some rainfall in December in Lesotho (Maseru)12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
111 mm monthly rainfall in January in Lesotho (Maseru)111
100 mm monthly rainfall in February in Lesotho (Maseru)100
92 mm monthly rainfall in March in Lesotho (Maseru)92
70 mm monthly rainfall in April in Lesotho (Maseru)70
29 mm monthly rainfall in May in Lesotho (Maseru)29
17 mm monthly rainfall in June in Lesotho (Maseru)17
12 mm monthly rainfall in July in Lesotho (Maseru)12
19 mm monthly rainfall in August in Lesotho (Maseru)19
27 mm monthly rainfall in September in Lesotho (Maseru)27
61 mm monthly rainfall in October in Lesotho (Maseru)61
87 mm monthly rainfall in November in Lesotho (Maseru)87
88 mm monthly rainfall in December in Lesotho (Maseru)88

More climate for Lesotho

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Lesotho (Maseru)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Lesotho (Maseru)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in March in Lesotho (Maseru)11
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in April in Lesotho (Maseru)8
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in May in Lesotho (Maseru)5
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in June in Lesotho (Maseru)4
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in July in Lesotho (Maseru)4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in August in Lesotho (Maseru)6
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in September in Lesotho (Maseru)8
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in October in Lesotho (Maseru)10
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Lesotho (Maseru)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Lesotho (Maseru)11
Heat & Humidity
Low heat & humidity in January in Lesotho (Maseru)L
Low heat & humidity in February in Lesotho (Maseru)L
No heat & humidity in March in Lesotho (Maseru)0
No heat & humidity in April in Lesotho (Maseru)0
No heat & humidity in May in Lesotho (Maseru)0
No heat & humidity in June in Lesotho (Maseru)0
No heat & humidity in July in Lesotho (Maseru)0
No heat & humidity in August in Lesotho (Maseru)0
No heat & humidity in September in Lesotho (Maseru)0
No heat & humidity in October in Lesotho (Maseru)0
Low heat & humidity in November in Lesotho (Maseru)L
Low heat & humidity in December in Lesotho (Maseru)L

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Lesotho shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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