Lesotho - General information
Region region
Capital Maseru
Language English
Currency Loti
Population 2,067,000
Phone code +266
Coordinates of Lesotho
Time Zone Africa/Maseru
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude -29.500000000
Longitude 28.250000000
Elevation (STRM3) 2468 m.

List of largest cities in Lesotho

 
Maseru Maseru
Maseru Maseru
118,355
Mafeteng Mafeteng
Mafeteng Mafeteng
57,059
Leribe Leribe
Leribe Leribe
47,675
Maputsoe Maputsoe
Maputsoe Leribe
32,117
Mohale's Hoek Mohale's Hoek
Mohale's Hoek Mohaleʼs Hoek
28,310
Qacha's Nek Qacha's Nek
Qacha's Nek Qachaʼs Nek
25,573

Weather, climate, temperature by months in Lesotho

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 10 9 10 10 11 10 10 8 8 7 8 8 11
Average high °C 20 21 22 24 25 23 22 18 16 13 14 16 20
Average temperature °C 14 15 17 19 20 19 17 13 10 7 8 10 14
Average low °C 6 8 10 12 13 12 11 7 3 0 0 2 7
Record low °C -1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 -2 -2 -3 -2 -3
Rain Days 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 14
Fog Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
Thunderstorms Days 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 11
Average precipitation Mm. 31 66 86 95 116 101 97 60 25 16 11 20 723
Relative humidity % 49 54 57 57 60 64 65 65 59 59 55 49 58
Relative humidity morning % 23 25 27 26 26 27 26 27 24 20 20 20 24
Relative humidity evening % 10 12 13 14 14 15 15 14 11 10 10 10 12
Wind speed Km/h 14 14 14 13 12 10 9 9 9 10 11 12 11
Day Length Hours 12 13 14 15 14 14 13 13 11 11 11 12 13
Dew point °C 3 6 8 10 12 12 11 7 2 -0 -1 -1 69
Growing degree-day °C 109 162 207 266 304 248 224 103 16 0 0 8 1646
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 20 22 24 25 25 23 20 17 15 13 14 17 20
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