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Mbabane Climate & Temperature

  • Mbabane, Swaziland is at 26°19'S, 31°8'E, 1145 m (3757 ft). See map.
  • Mbabane has a humid subtropical mild summer climate that is mild with dry winters, mild rainy summers and moderate seasonality. This climate is usually found in the highlands of some tropical countries. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Mbabane is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 16.9 degrees Celsius (62.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Mbabane Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 20°C (68°F) on average falling to 5.7°C (42.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 23.3°C (74°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 12°C (53.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 25°C (77°F) and average low temperatures are 15°C (59°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22.7°C (72.8°F) during the day and lows of 11.3°C (52.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1337 mm (52.6 inches) which is equivalent to 1337 Litres/m² (32.79 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Mbabane you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii, Hawaii where you would find a Tropical wet climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).

Mbabane Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 20 (68) 21 (70) 23 (73) 23 (73) 24 (75) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (77) 24 (75) 23 (73) 21 (70) 19 (66) 23 (73)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 14 (57) 17 (62) 18 (64) 19 (65) 20 (68) 20 (68) 20 (68) 19 (66) 18 (64) 15 (58) 12 (54) 17 (62)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 7 (45) 10 (50) 13 (55) 13 (55) 15 (59) 15 (59) 15 (59) 14 (57) 12 (54) 8 (46) 5 (41) 11 (52)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 21 (1) 31 (1) 62 (2) 129 (5) 166 (7) 195 (8) 228 (9) 213 (8) 147 (6) 101 (4) 28 (1) 16 (1) 1337 (53)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 6 (19) 3 (10) 9 (30) 13 (42) 16 (53) 14 (45) 14 (45) 13 (46) 14 (45) 12 (40) 5 (16) 3 (10) 122 (33)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 39' 11h 13' 11h 58' 12h 46' 13h 25' 13h 44' 13h 34' 13h 01' 12h 17' 11h 29' 10h 50' 10h 30' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 43.2 51.6 63 74 82.8 87.1 83 73.9 63.3 51.8 43.5 40.2 63.2

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