Butha-Buthe, Lesotho Climate

Weather: 5.04°C/41.07°F, Wind SW at 2.43 km/h, 58% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Butha-Buthe Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1705.72 meters (5596.19 feet) above sea level, Butha-Buthe has a Temperate highland tropical climate with dry winters climate (Classification: Cwb). The city’s yearly temperature is 17.2ºC (62.96ºF) and it is 1.14% higher than Lesotho’s averages. Butha-Buthe typically receives about 79.23 millimeters (3.12 inches) of precipitation and has 115.72 rainy days (31.7% of the time) annually.

CountryLesotho
Longitude28.2468148
Latitude-28.7653754
Attitude/Elevation1705.72m (5596.19ft)
Local timeFriday 11:52
Annual high temperature21.47ºC (70.65ºF)
Annual low temperature8.28ºC (46.9ºF)
Average annual precip.79.23mm (3.12in)
Warmest monthJanuary (26.02ºC / 78.84ºF)
Coldest MonthJuly (2.48ºC / 36.46ºF)
Wettest MonthDecember (168.37mm / 6.63in)
Driest MonthJuly (7.05mm / 0.28in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)115.72 days (31.7%)
Days with no rain249.28 days (68.3%)
Humidity52.96%

Climate Butha-Buthe: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)31.0(87.8)28.0(82.4)24.0(75.2)21.0(69.8)22.0(71.6)26.0(78.8)30.0(86.0)32.0(89.6)33.0(91.4)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)
Average high °C (°F)26.02(78.84)25.66(78.19)24.28(75.7)20.23(68.41)17.99(64.38)14.52(58.14)14.67(58.41)17.88(64.18)22.37(72.27)24.06(75.31)24.54(76.17)25.4(77.72)21.47(70.65)
Daily mean °C (°F)21.96(71.53)21.36(70.45)19.96(67.93)16.19(61.14)13.57(56.43)9.8(49.64)10.18(50.32)13.49(56.28)17.9(64.22)19.86(67.75)20.54(68.97)21.57(70.83)17.2(62.96)
Average low °C (°F)12.84(55.11)12.16(53.89)10.94(51.69)8.21(46.78)5.97(42.75)2.5(36.5)2.48(36.46)4.44(39.99)7.54(45.57)9.59(49.26)10.52(50.94)12.18(53.92)8.28(46.9)
Record low °C (°F)7.0(44.6)5.0(41.0)5.0(41.0)-1.0(30.2)-2.0(28.4)-6.0(21.2)-6.0(21.2)-4.0(24.8)-3.0(26.6)0.0(0)2.0(35.6)6.0(42.8)-6.0(21.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)168.34(6.63)125.44(4.94)92.47(3.64)50.95(2.01)16.27(0.64)19.85(0.78)7.05(0.28)13.35(0.53)31.58(1.24)99.29(3.91)157.81(6.21)168.37(6.63)79.23(3.12)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)20.4516.1813.558.02.821.361.552.274.3611.1815.019.09.64
Average relative humidity (%)63.8164.2762.759.8850.6848.7446.2739.8637.5445.6554.7861.3352.96
Mean monthly sunshine hours13.5812.9611.378.788.68.588.658.6510.4512.813.1513.4810.92

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Butha-Buthe in recent years.

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Butha-Buthe Temperature by Month

January
21.96°C | 71.53°F
December
21.57°C | 70.83°F
February
21.36°C | 70.45°F
November
20.54°C | 68.97°F
March
19.96°C | 67.93°F
October
19.86°C | 67.75°F
September
17.9°C | 64.22°F
April
16.19°C | 61.14°F
May
13.57°C | 56.43°F
August
13.49°C | 56.28°F
July
10.18°C | 50.32°F
June
9.8°C | 49.64°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature26.0°C (78.8°F)20.8°C (69.44°F)12.0°C (53.6°F)
Avg Temperature22.0°C (71.6°F)16.93°C (62.47°F)11.0°C (51.8°F)
Min Temperature15.0°C (59.0°F)10.23°C (50.41°F)6.0°C (42.8°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point11.0°C (51.8°F)5.57°C (42.03°F)-6.0°C (21.2°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation26.9mm | 1.06in3.49mm | 0.14in0.0mm | 0in104.7mm | 4.12in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind17.0kmh | 10.56mph9.53kmh | 5.92mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Gust Wind24.0kmh | 14.91mph13.93kmh | 8.66mph8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure26.9mb3.49mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
April° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2019-04-0122 | 71.67 | 44.64813 | 8.0830.0 | 10160.2 | 0.01
2019-04-0218 | 64.411 | 51.87415 | 9.3230.12 | 10209.0 | 0.35
2019-04-0318 | 64.410 | 50.07110 | 6.2130.09 | 10190.6 | 0.02
2019-04-0419 | 66.210 | 50.0659 | 5.5929.97 | 10154.3 | 0.17
2019-04-0515 | 59.09 | 48.2769 | 5.5930.06 | 10187.1 | 0.28
2019-04-0616 | 60.88 | 46.47111 | 6.8430.09 | 10192.3 | 0.09
2019-04-0718 | 64.48 | 46.4637 | 4.3530.12 | 10204.0 | 0.16
2019-04-0818 | 64.48 | 46.4629 | 5.5930.09 | 10195.6 | 0.22
2019-04-0918 | 64.47 | 44.6618 | 4.9730.06 | 10183.8 | 0.15
2019-04-1018 | 64.48 | 46.46310 | 6.2130.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2019-04-1119 | 66.27 | 44.6579 | 5.5930.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2019-04-1219 | 66.27 | 44.6566 | 3.7330.09 | 10190.4 | 0.02
2019-04-1319 | 66.27 | 44.6555 | 3.1130.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2019-04-1419 | 66.25 | 41.04610 | 6.2129.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2019-04-1518 | 64.43 | 37.44413 | 8.0829.97 | 10150.2 | 0.01
2019-04-1616 | 60.8-2 | 28.43512 | 7.4630.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2019-04-1716 | 60.8-6 | 21.2298 | 4.9730.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2019-04-1818 | 64.4-1 | 30.2349 | 5.5930.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2019-04-1920 | 68.06 | 42.8508 | 4.9730.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2019-04-2018 | 64.47 | 44.65510 | 6.2130.15 | 10210.1 | 0.0
2019-04-2112 | 53.67 | 44.6768 | 4.9730.18 | 102210.4 | 0.41
2019-04-2211 | 51.89 | 48.28917 | 10.5630.18 | 102217.6 | 0.69
2019-04-2312 | 53.69 | 48.28714 | 8.730.18 | 102226.9 | 1.06
2019-04-2415 | 59.010 | 50.0797 | 4.3530.15 | 102111.2 | 0.44
2019-04-2515 | 59.06 | 42.86710 | 6.2130.09 | 10191.0 | 0.04
2019-04-2615 | 59.03 | 37.4539 | 5.5930.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2019-04-2716 | 60.81 | 33.8456 | 3.7330.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2019-04-2816 | 60.81 | 33.8446 | 3.7330.24 | 10240.0 | 0.0
2019-04-2917 | 62.6-0 | 32.0397 | 4.3530.27 | 10250.0 | 0.0
2019-04-3017 | 62.62 | 35.64511 | 6.8430.18 | 10220.0 | 0.0

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