Maseru
Lesotho
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Maseru, Lesotho

A high view of the semi-desert city of Maseru in Lesotho with a clear sky
A high view of the semi-desert city of Maseru in Lesotho with a clear sky
August, the last month of the winter, in Maseru, is another comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 19°C (66.2°F) and 2°C (35.6°F).

Temperature

In Maseru, the average high-temperature in August marginally rises, from a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F) in July, to a still enjoyable 19°C (66.2°F). In Maseru, in August, the average low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

Rainfall

In August, in Maseru, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout August, 13mm (0.5") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 92 rainfall days, and 660mm (26") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Maseru is 11.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Maseru, Lesotho, is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Maseru?

In August, in Maseru, Lesotho, the average high-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

How much does it rain in Maseru in August?

In Maseru, Lesotho, in August, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 13mm (0.5") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Maseru have in August?

In Maseru, Lesotho, the average length of the day in August is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Maseru have in August?

In Maseru, the average sunshine in August is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Maseru?

In Maseru, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average high temperature in August: 19°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (16°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (15°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (1°C).

Average rainfall in August - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average rainfall in August: 13mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (111mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average rainfall days in August: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (2 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average daylight in August: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April, May and June (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in August - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).