Lesotho weather averages

Going to Lesotho? Find the best month to visit Lesotho based on the weather.

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Check Lesotho weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2018/2019. Today's maximum temperature in Lesotho is expected to be 31°C, while the average maximum temperature in December is 27°C. The holiday weather guide shown above is for Maseru.

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More about Lesotho

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The weather for Lesotho, represented by Maseru, shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Lesotho weather averages: best month

Lesotho Best month Averages
Warmest January 28°C
Sunniest December 10 hours per day
Least rain June & July 2 days

Lesotho climate guide

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Lesotho weather overview

Lesotho contains the highest land in Southern Africa and, in its upper reaches, temperatures can be very low with snow appearing between May and September. The heaviest rainfall arrives between October and April; January/February are the hottest as well as the wettest months. Night temperatures can be chilly at any time of year.

What to pack for Lesotho weather

Combine warm clothes with lightweights and go prepared for the rainy season.

Lesotho weather averages by month

Check Lesotho holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Lesotho weather with the USA

Below the Lesotho weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Lesotho (Maseru) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Lesotho (Maseru)
USA (Washington)

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