Eswatini
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Eswatini

The best time to visit Eswatini (Swaziland) 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 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 Eswatini weather 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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Eswatini weather

The Eswatini weather for will be 17° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

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

Eswatini 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
25 may
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23°C
12°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
SW
5
Thursday
26 may
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20°C
12°C
1.2 mm
30%
2 Bft
SSE
5
Friday
27 may
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19°C
13°C
1.4 mm
40%
2 Bft
E
4
Saturday
28 may
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24°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SW
5
Sunday
29 may
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27°C
13°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
WNW
5


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.

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 Eswatini weather like in a given month? 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 11,580 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Lobamba).

How long is the flight to Eswatini?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Eswatini is approximately 15 hours.

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 15x 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 25 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 10.68 Swazi lilangeni
  • 1 Swazi lilangeni = 0.094 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 1,068.25 Swazi lilangeni
  • 100 Swazi lilangeni = 9.36 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 10.67 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.094 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 1,066.53 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 9.38 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Eswatini?

The area code to call Eswatini is +268.