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 32° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
19°
0.9 mm 25% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
18°
8.7 mm 75% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
17°
3.8 mm 55% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
17°
6.3 mm 70% 2 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
18°
18.9 mm 85% 3 m/s 3
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
17°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
20°
2.6 mm 45% 3 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
19°
11.1 mm 80% 3 m/s 3
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
18°
28.9 mm 90% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
17°
7.5 mm 90% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 16 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
16°
6.4 mm 85% 1 m/s 3
Friday 17 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
18°
4.4 mm 80% 2 m/s 4
Saturday 18 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
19°
4.8 mm 60% 1 m/s 4
Sunday 19 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
19°
2.5 mm 45% 1 m/s 4

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 6 December 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.