When is the best time to go to Lesotho?

When is the best time to go to Lesotho? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Lesotho, the weather is good everywhere in October and November
  • The best months to go to Maseru are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Maseru are January, February, March and December, and the coldest months are June and July
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Maseru and Mafeteng, with good weather at least 9 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Lesotho for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 65°F to 77°F
65%
February 63°F to 76°F
60%
March 61°F to 72°F
51%
April 54°F to 63°F
26%
May 50°F to 59°F
16%
June 45°F to 52°F
15%
July 43°F to 52°F
10%
August 49°F to 58°F
13%
September 58°F to 67°F
16%
October 61°F to 70°F
40%
November 59°F to 72°F
51%
December 61°F to 76°F
67%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Lesotho by cities

Maseru

Best time to go to Maseru

The best months to go to Maseru are january, february, march, april, may, september, october, november and december.

Mafeteng

Best time to go to Mafeteng

The best months to go to Mafeteng are january, february, march, april, may, august, september, october, november and december.

Mokhotlong

Best time to go to Mokhotlong

The best time to visit Mokhotlong is october.

Quthing

Best time to go to Quthing

The best months to go to Quthing are march, april, may, august, september, october and november.

Teyateyaneng

Best time to go to Teyateyaneng

The best months to go to Teyateyaneng are january, february, march, april, september, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Lesotho

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Temperatures and rainfall in Lesotho

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Lesotho and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Maseru, Mafeteng, Mokhotlong, Quthing and Teyateyaneng.

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56% 50% 41% 22% 14% 16% 8% 12% 16% 32% 43% 55%
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47% 46% 43% 24% 16% 17% 7% 10% 13% 28% 42% 52%
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86% 76% 67% 31% 16% 12% 11% 16% 17% 58% 68% 86%
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80% 72% 61% 29% 17% 13% 14% 14% 16% 44% 54% 82%
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67°F
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56% 52% 42% 23% 14% 16% 9% 12% 15% 34% 44% 56%

Where to go in Lesotho?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Maseru81°F79°F77°F70°F65°F58°F58°F63°F72°F76°F77°F79°F
Mafeteng86°F83°F79°F72°F67°F59°F59°F65°F76°F79°F81°F83°F
Mokhotlong70°F68°F67°F61°F58°F52°F50°F56°F63°F65°F67°F68°F
Quthing81°F81°F79°F72°F70°F63°F63°F68°F76°F76°F77°F79°F
Teyateyaneng81°F79°F76°F68°F63°F54°F56°F61°F72°F74°F76°F79°F

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very bad weather


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Is this weather information for Lesotho reliable?

Climate data for Lesotho has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Lesotho allows us to determine the average for each month in Maseru, Mafeteng, Mokhotlong, Quthing and Teyateyaneng.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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