Swaziland is the small kingdom with total monarchy sandwiched between RSA and Mozambique. Climate of the country is transitional between subtropical and tropical. Annual amount of precipitation varies from 500 mm (20”) to 1400 mm (55”) depending on location. Average summertime temperatures are between 20 and 24 °C (68-75 °F). Winter temperatures are 12-15 °C (54-59 °F). October is the hottest month. Once in about 20 years it is even snows here.
Weather conditions in Madagascar are related to tropical monsoon type of climate. Thus change of seasons here is expressed in changing of directions of winds and amount of precipitation rather than in temperature. There are dry season with nominal period between May and October and rainy season which lasts from November to April.
Regions distant from the ocean have equatorial trade-wind climate with pronounced dry and rainy seasons. In central regions of the country rainy season lasts from October to May. Amount of precipitation at this season reaches 1500 mm (59”). Dry part of a year is between June and September inclusive. September and October are the warmest months. Temperature in plain areas reaches 29 °C (84 °C) and on plateau (90% of territory of the country) it is 22 °C (72 °F). At cold June and July temperatures in plains and highlands are 22 °C (72 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F) respectively.