The best times to visit Piggs Peak for ideal weather are
April 16th to June 24th
July 30th to October 14th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Piggs Peak Travel Guide
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Weather in Piggs Peak
Average temperatures in Piggs Peak vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 67th 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 Piggs Peak, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late February and early March where highs are regularly around 82.4°F (28°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.8°F (17.1°C) at night.
Piggs Peak Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Piggs Peak Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Piggs Peak Perceived Temperature (F)
Piggs Peak Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Piggs Peak 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Piggs Peak are May, July, 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 March. For example, on the week of March 5th 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 Piggs Peak? 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 Piggs Peak.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Piggs Peak (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Piggs Peak has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (40.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77.8%).
Wind in Piggs Peak is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by June and August. September’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.7 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 August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 11.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Piggs Peak.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||5||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.9||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.8||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.7||Light breeze||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.9||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.6||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.3||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.6||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.8||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.4||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.6||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.1||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Piggs Peak?
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 Piggs Peak, 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 Piggs Peak 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
Overall Piggs Peak Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 72.5°F (22.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 9 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 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Piggs Peak, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 78.2°F (25.7°C) and 72.2°F (22.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 8 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 Piggs Peak to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.4°F (28°C) and 70.4°F (21.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.