Qacha'S Nek, Lesotho Climate

Weather: 3.93°C/39.07°F, Wind SW at 2.02 km/h, 62% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Lesotho
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Qacha's Nek Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1930.63 meters (6334.09 feet) above sea level, Qacha's Nek has a Temperate highland tropical climate with dry winters climate (Classification: Cwb). The city’s yearly temperature is 15.17ºC (59.31ºF) and it is -0.89% lower than Lesotho’s averages. Qacha's Nek typically receives about 124.11 millimeters (4.89 inches) of precipitation and has 156.81 rainy days (42.96% of the time) annually.

CountryLesotho
Longitude28.678979
Latitude-30.1114565
Attitude/Elevation1930.63m (6334.09ft)
Local timeThursday 03:47
Annual high temperature20.1ºC (68.18ºF)
Annual low temperature6.43ºC (43.57ºF)
Average annual precip.124.11mm (4.89in)
Warmest monthJanuary (23.14ºC / 73.65ºF)
Coldest MonthJuly (1.35ºC / 34.43ºF)
Wettest MonthJanuary (290.69mm / 11.44in)
Driest MonthJune (8.08mm / 0.32in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)156.81 days (42.96%)
Days with no rain208.19 days (57.04%)
Humidity60.98%

Climate Qacha's Nek: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)34.0(93.2)30.0(86.0)29.0(84.2)26.0(78.8)24.0(75.2)23.0(73.4)24.0(75.2)26.0(78.8)31.0(87.8)32.0(89.6)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)34.0(93.2)
Average high °C (°F)23.14(73.65)22.73(72.91)21.91(71.44)18.75(65.75)17.52(63.54)15.22(59.4)15.09(59.16)17.69(63.84)21.35(70.43)22.1(71.78)22.73(72.91)23.0(73.4)20.1(68.18)
Daily mean °C (°F)18.84(65.91)18.39(65.1)17.34(63.21)13.93(57.07)12.05(53.69)9.36(48.85)9.52(49.14)12.48(54.46)16.38(61.48)17.24(63.03)17.85(64.13)18.62(65.52)15.17(59.31)
Average low °C (°F)10.47(50.85)9.98(49.96)8.82(47.88)5.42(41.76)4.09(39.36)1.45(34.61)1.35(34.43)3.34(38.01)6.64(43.95)7.42(45.36)8.19(46.74)9.94(49.89)6.43(43.57)
Record low °C (°F)4.0(39.2)2.0(35.6)0.0(0)-3.0(26.6)-4.0(24.8)-6.0(21.2)-7.0(19.4)-5.0(23.0)-2.0(28.4)-2.0(28.4)-3.0(26.6)3.0(37.4)-7.0(19.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches)290.69(11.44)266.03(10.47)175.78(6.92)103.34(4.07)30.92(1.22)8.08(0.32)16.56(0.65)27.16(1.07)39.34(1.55)113.16(4.46)175.89(6.92)242.33(9.54)124.11(4.89)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)25.021.2721.1812.455.361.912.554.185.7313.4519.6424.0913.07
Average relative humidity (%)75.4375.9773.5169.3257.248.448.4545.1545.7856.0564.9671.4960.98
Mean monthly sunshine hours13.2412.7411.238.488.558.658.628.6210.2112.7813.2113.5410.82

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Qacha's Nek in recent years.

Qacha's Nek

Qacha's Nek Temperature by Month

January
18.84°C | 65.91°F
December
18.62°C | 65.52°F
February
18.39°C | 65.1°F
November
17.85°C | 64.13°F
March
17.34°C | 63.21°F
October
17.24°C | 63.03°F
September
16.38°C | 61.48°F
April
13.93°C | 57.07°F
August
12.48°C | 54.46°F
May
12.05°C | 53.69°F
July
9.52°C | 49.14°F
June
9.36°C | 48.85°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature32.0°C (89.6°F)25.5°C (77.9°F)15.0°C (59.0°F)
Avg Temperature26.0°C (78.8°F)20.07°C (68.13°F)12.0°C (53.6°F)
Min Temperature16.0°C (60.8°F)9.9°C (49.82°F)5.0°C (41.0°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point11.0°C (51.8°F)7.23°C (45.01°F)0.0°C (0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation22.4mm | 0.88in4.22mm | 0.17in0.0mm | 0in126.7mm | 4.99in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind16.0kmh | 9.94mph7.6kmh | 4.72mph4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Gust Wind21.0kmh | 13.05mph10.77kmh | 6.69mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure22.4mb4.22mb0.0mb
Qacha's Nek

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
November° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2019-11-0118 | 64.45 | 41.0615 | 3.1130.09 | 10190.1 | 0.0
2019-11-0222 | 71.64 | 39.24416 | 9.9429.94 | 10140.0 | 0.0
2019-11-0323 | 73.40 | 32.0397 | 4.3530.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2019-11-0419 | 66.28 | 46.4647 | 4.3530.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2019-11-0522 | 71.66 | 42.85415 | 9.3230.03 | 10178.8 | 0.35
2019-11-0624 | 75.26 | 42.84813 | 8.0829.88 | 10124.0 | 0.16
2019-11-0720 | 68.08 | 46.45915 | 9.3229.88 | 10127.5 | 0.3
2019-11-0813 | 55.48 | 46.4788 | 4.9730.12 | 10200.5 | 0.02
2019-11-0918 | 64.47 | 44.6697 | 4.3530.09 | 10190.4 | 0.02
2019-11-1016 | 60.810 | 50.0804 | 2.4929.94 | 10145.2 | 0.2
2019-11-1116 | 60.811 | 51.8836 | 3.7329.94 | 101418.2 | 0.72
2019-11-1221 | 69.810 | 50.0684 | 2.4929.85 | 101110.4 | 0.41
2019-11-1319 | 66.210 | 50.0707 | 4.3529.85 | 10115.4 | 0.21
2019-11-1412 | 53.69 | 48.2866 | 3.7329.91 | 101322.4 | 0.88
2019-11-1513 | 55.47 | 44.6807 | 4.3529.91 | 10130.8 | 0.03
2019-11-1618 | 64.49 | 48.2737 | 4.3529.83 | 10100.2 | 0.01
2019-11-1718 | 64.410 | 50.0736 | 3.7329.74 | 100712.9 | 0.51
2019-11-1818 | 64.49 | 48.2726 | 3.7329.83 | 10100.2 | 0.01
2019-11-1920 | 68.07 | 44.6608 | 4.9729.85 | 10110.2 | 0.01
2019-11-2017 | 62.610 | 50.0774 | 2.4929.91 | 101317.3 | 0.68
2019-11-2120 | 68.07 | 44.6646 | 3.7329.85 | 10113.7 | 0.15
2019-11-2221 | 69.89 | 48.2655 | 3.1129.85 | 10112.0 | 0.08
2019-11-2325 | 77.06 | 42.84911 | 6.8429.85 | 10110.9 | 0.04
2019-11-2421 | 69.88 | 46.4615 | 3.1129.94 | 10141.9 | 0.07
2019-11-2523 | 73.48 | 46.4584 | 2.4929.94 | 10140.4 | 0.02
2019-11-2622 | 71.65 | 41.0506 | 3.7330.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2019-11-2726 | 78.8-0 | 32.0308 | 4.9729.97 | 10150.0 | 0.0
2019-11-2826 | 78.85 | 41.0405 | 3.1129.97 | 10150.3 | 0.01
2019-11-2926 | 78.88 | 46.44310 | 6.2129.91 | 10131.8 | 0.07
2019-11-3025 | 77.07 | 44.64810 | 6.2129.94 | 10141.2 | 0.05

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