Mpumalanga is a province divided into two halves, the Highveld escarpment and the Lowveld plains. The west side of Mpumalanga, on the Highveld, is the extreme temperatures, hotter, drier and colder than the rest of the province.
The Lowveld experiences a rainy summer season, with hot days and warm nights. Winters are dry, with warm days and chilly nights. Please remember that the lowlands of Mpumalanga are a malaria area and prophylaxis should be taken as a precaution before visiting this area.