Lesotho’s weather vary greatly, but temperatures feel mild to warm most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain and snow throughout the year. Summer is the rainiest while winter is the driest season. Weather reports in South Africa have been warning for the past few weeks of expected snowfall by the end of April and on the early hours of Friday 30 April 2021, patches of snowfall occurred on southern parts of Lesotho. Local landmarks Sani Pass and AfriSki resort woke up to a wintery transformation the following day. The snow intensified, falling a little heavier as the sun rises.
The same weather is happening in some parts of South Africa, The Drakensberg and parts of the Eastern Cape. The conditions are chilly and rain occupied the first weekend of May 2021. Even though the weather is cold, there’s an air of excitement from the locals about these events. Lesotho has a ski resort
and this weather is a boost for tourism.