Eswatini weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Eswatini

The best time to visit in Eswatini is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Eswatini is 26°C in January and the lowest is 20°C in June.

Eswatini has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Eswatini or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Eswatini by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 26 25 23 22 20 20 23 26 25 25 26
Precipitation (mm) 111 87 78 30 11 5 6 10 19 64 88 130
Climate data from city: Lobamba

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14 day weather forecast Eswatini

The weather for in Eswatini will be 19° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Eswatini is based on the weather conditions in the city of Lobamba.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
14°
6.0 mm 85% 2 m/s 3
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
2.8 mm 75% 3 m/s 3
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 5
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 9
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
13°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
12°
1.3 mm 55% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
11°
0.1 mm 10% 1 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 9
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 9
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
13°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
13°
0.8 mm 20% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
10°
1.1 mm 55% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0.6 mm 35% 2 m/s 1

Climate Eswatini

Eswatini has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Eswatini is 24° degrees and there is about 639 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 171 days a year with an average humidity of 72% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Eswatini

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 26 25 23 22 20 20 23 26 25 25 26
Night temp. (°C) 17 16 15 12 11 8 8 10 13 14 15 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 111 87 78 30 11 5 6 10 19 64 88 130
Days with rain 22 18 19 13 7 3 5 5 8 17 22 24
Dry days 9 10 12 17 24 27 26 26 22 14 8 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 6 7 7 7 7 8 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 5
Climate data from city: Lobamba

Eswatini weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Eswatini? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Eswatini?

Eswatini lies in a straight line about 1,497 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Lobamba).

How long is the flight to Eswatini?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Eswatini is approximately 2 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Eswatini?

These are the largest airports in Eswatini:

  • Matsapha Airport – Manzini
  • King Mswati III International Airport – Manzini

How many inhabitants are there in Eswatini?

Eswatini has approximately 1,467,152 inhabitants.

How big is Eswatini?

The area of Eswatini is around 17,363 km². It is 70x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Eswatini?

The capital of Eswatini is Lobamba.

What is the currency of Eswatini?

In Eswatini the Swazi lilangeni (SZL), South African rand (ZAR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 September 2021

  • 1 Swazi lilangeni = 1.00 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 1.00 Swazi lilangeni
  • 10 Swazi lilangeni = 10.02 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 9.98 Swazi lilangeni
  • 100 Swazi lilangeni = 100.16 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 99.84 Swazi lilangeni

What is the area code of Eswatini?

The area code to call Eswatini is +268.