Swaziland has a temperate subtropical climate characterized mostly with sunny and dry days. Since it is located in the southern hemisphere, summer and winter seasons in Swaziland are a reverse of what happens in Europe and north americ. Winter comes in the dry season from May to September and summer in the wet season from octber to april. Temperatures arwe relatively cool in may but become very warm in august. This is when animals are commonly spotted at water bodies.  During the wet season, the country experiences violent electrical storms. Areas at a t high altitude receive heavy rains and may get covered by heavy mist. Mlilwane wildlife sanctuary is one of the reserves located on a higher altitude and therefore receives more rain.