The best times to visit Hlane National Park for ideal weather are

April 9th to September 23rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Hlane National Park Travel Info

Weather in Hlane National Park

Temperature

Average temperatures in Hlane National Park vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 72nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Hlane National Park, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid January where highs are regularly around 87.6°F (30.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67°F (19.4°C) at night.

Hlane National Park Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Hlane National Park Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Hlane National Park Perceived Temperature (F)

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Hlane National Park Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Hlane National Park Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan85.972.766.6
Feb8572.366.1
Mar85.47264.5
Apr77.966.359.3
May80.467.359.3
Jun77.864.656.7
Jul7662.955.5
Aug78.263.455
Sep8266.758.8
Oct83.469.161
Nov83.269.561.9
Dec84.171.364.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan29.922.619.2
Feb29.422.418.9
Mar29.722.218.1
Apr25.519.115.2
May26.919.615.2
Jun25.418.113.7
Jul24.417.213.1
Aug25.717.412.8
Sep27.819.314.9
Oct28.620.616.1
Nov28.420.816.6
Dec28.921.818.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hlane National Park are May, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Hlane National Park? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Hlane National Park.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hlane National Park (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan32%06.2
Feb9%01.4
Mar15%03.2
Apr12%03.6
May1%00.2
Jun1%00.1
Jul2%00.4
Aug2%00.3
Sep7%01.1
Oct15%01.8
Nov13%01.8
Dec18%03

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan32015.7
Feb903.6
Mar1508.1
Apr1209.1
May100.5
Jun100.3
Jul201
Aug200.8
Sep702.8
Oct1504.6
Nov1304.6
Dec1807.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Hlane National Park has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is June (47.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77.2%).

Wind in Hlane National Park is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by November and October. September’s average wind speed of around 8.4 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hlane National Park.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.9Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
Feb6.3Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Mar6.6Light breeze10.3Significant breeze
Apr6.4Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
May6.7Light breeze9.9Significant breeze
Jun7.3Gentle breeze11.1Significant breeze
Jul7.1Gentle breeze10.5Significant breeze
Aug7.7Gentle breeze11.7Significant breeze
Sep8.4Gentle breeze13.1Significant breeze
Oct7.8Gentle breeze12.5Significant breeze
Nov7.9Gentle breeze12.4Significant breeze
Dec7.2Gentle breeze11.3Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan77.2%
Feb75.7%
Mar71.1%
Apr71.6%
May60.5%
Jun47.3%
Jul55.3%
Aug49%
Sep56%
Oct65.1%
Nov70.9%
Dec75.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Hlane National Park?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Eswatini; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Hlane National Park, Swaziland is August, followed by June and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Hlane National Park in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.7 in February means 56.7% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Hlane National Park Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 75.1°F (23.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hlane National Park, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 86.2°F (30.1°C) and 78.6°F (25.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Hlane National Park to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 82.3°F (27.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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