The best times to visit Mohales Hoek for ideal weather are

February 26th to April 15th

or

September 10th to December 9th

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

 

 


Other Mohales Hoek Travel Info

Weather in Mohales Hoek

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mohales Hoek vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st 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 Mohales Hoek, the hottest months are December, January, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 90.6°F (32.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.5°F (16.4°C) at night.

Mohales Hoek Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mohales Hoek 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.

Mohales Hoek Perceived Temperature (F)

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Mohales Hoek Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mohales Hoek 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 89.2 73.4 60
Feb 86.2 70.8 58.5
Mar 81.2 66.4 55.1
Apr 75.6 58.1 43.2
May 74.3 55.1 38.9
Jun 64.8 44.9 30.9
Jul 65 45.8 31.8
Aug 72 53.7 37.8
Sep 80.1 62.1 45.3
Oct 84.9 67.4 50.4
Nov 82.5 66.1 50.9
Dec 89.1 73.5 58.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.8 23 15.6
Feb 30.1 21.6 14.7
Mar 27.3 19.1 12.8
Apr 24.2 14.5 6.2
May 23.5 12.8 3.8
Jun 18.2 7.2 -0.6
Jul 18.3 7.7 -0.1
Aug 22.2 12.1 3.2
Sep 26.7 16.7 7.4
Oct 29.4 19.7 10.2
Nov 28.1 18.9 10.5
Dec 31.7 23.1 14.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mohales Hoek are September, May, 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 April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Mohales Hoek? 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 Mohales Hoek.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mohales Hoek (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 29% 0 3.5
Feb 25% 0 5.2
Mar 31% 0 5
Apr 7% 0 0.8
May 3% 0 0.2
Jun 7% 0 0.8
Jul 7% 0 0.8
Aug 5% 0 0.4
Sep 2% 0 0.4
Oct 11% 0 2.5
Nov 22% 0 3.6
Dec 20% 0 3.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 0 8.9
Feb 25 0 13.2
Mar 31 0 12.7
Apr 7 0 2
May 3 0 0.5
Jun 7 0 2
Jul 7 0 2
Aug 5 0 1
Sep 2 0 1
Oct 11 0 6.4
Nov 22 0 9.1
Dec 20 0 9.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Mohales Hoek has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is October (24.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (51.7%).

Wind in Mohales Hoek is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by November and September. December’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late September where average top sustained speeds reach 10.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Mohales Hoek.

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.2 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 3 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.7 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.7 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.8 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 39.5%
Feb 44.2%
Mar 51.7%
Apr 42%
May 36%
Jun 43.4%
Jul 38.9%
Aug 28.4%
Sep 24.8%
Oct 24.5%
Nov 31.6%
Dec 32.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mohales Hoek?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Lesotho; exercise a high degree of caution. 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 Mohales Hoek, Lesotho is January, followed by July and September. 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 Mohales Hoek in December. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 75 in December means 75% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Mohales Hoek Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.1°F (28.4°C) and 72.8°F (22.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Mohales Hoek, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87°F (30.6°C) and 76.2°F (24.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Mohales Hoek to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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