Eswatini weather

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The weather guide for Eswatini, represented by Mbabane, (Mbabane) 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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Swaziland weather overview

The tiny, South African landlocked country of Swaziland comprises highlands (or high veld), with lowlands to the east along its border with Mozambique. Weather patterns vary according to the topography. The high veld has a temperate climate, with substantial rain falling between October and April.

The eastern lowlands have a subtropical to tropical climate, which makes them unpleasantly hot and muggy during the rainy season. Best time for a comfortable visit to the lowlands is between May and September, when humidity is lower and conditions generally drier.

What to pack for Swaziland weather

Take light clothes and waterproofs during the rainy months and pile in warmer clothing for the high veld.

Which is the hottest month in Eswatini?

The hottest time of year in Mbabane, Eswatini is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 24°C.

Which month has the most rain in Eswatini?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Mbabane, Eswatini with 244mm on average. There are normally 14 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Eswatini?

The sunniest time of year in Mbabane, Eswatini is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 82% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Eswatini and the UK?

The time difference between Eswatini and the UK is GMT+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Eswatini?

The main languages spoken in Eswatini are Swazi and English.

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What is the currency in Eswatini?

The currency in Eswatini is the Swazi Lilangeni (SZL) and the South African Rand (ZAR).

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Which plugs are used in Eswatini?

Eswatini uses electrical plug type M (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Eswatini?

They drive on the left side of the road in Eswatini.

Compare Eswatini weather with the USA

Below the Eswatini weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Eswatini (Swaziland) (Mbabane) and the USA (Washington).

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Eswatini (Swaziland) (Mbabane)
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