The warmest month of the year in Maseru, Lesotho is January, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 26℃ (79℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 30℃ (86℉) on the hottest days of summer. In the colder months such as June, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 2℃ (36℉). Temperatures often differ in other areas of Lesotho though so you can find out more information about this below.
The sun stays up the longest in Lesotho in October, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Lesotho, check out climate info on some of the top places to visit, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Lesotho is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Lesotho
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|