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UV Index in Maseru, LS

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Today's UV index in Maseru, Lesotho Lesotho will be up to 13.9, indicating extreme risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

UV index at 13.9 in Maseru means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Maseru Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Maseru.

UV Index in Maseru

The UV index in Maseru, Lesotho varies throughout the year. During the summer months (December-February), when the sun is at its strongest, the UV index can reach extreme levels, often exceeding 10 (very high). It is important to take precautions such as using sunscreen, wearing protective clothing, and seeking shade during peak sun hours to avoid harmful effects from overexposure to the sun.

Weather Seasons

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Maseru experiences four distinct seasons. The summer season (December-February) is hot and humid with temperatures ranging from 24 °C (75 °F) to 29 °C (84 °F). Autumn (March-May) brings cooler temperatures with average highs of around 22 °C (72 °F). Winter (June-August) is the coldest season, with temperatures dropping to around 6 °C (43 °F) during the day. Spring (September-November) sees temperatures gradually rising again, with average highs reaching 18 °C (64 °F).

Maseru's Climate

Compared to other regions, Maseru has a moderate climate. Its elevation of around 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) above sea level influences its weather. Due to its altitude, Maseru enjoys cooler temperatures compared to areas at lower elevations. However, this also means that the sun's rays are stronger, so it is necessary to be mindful of sun protection throughout the year. The high elevation and pleasant climate make Maseru an attractive destination for outdoor activities such as hiking and exploring its beautiful surrounding nature.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Maseru. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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