When people think about Africa, snow is often the last thing that comes to mind. This is because the Western media often ignores reporting on this.
This has led many to think that Africa is unbearably hot all the year round.
According to the reports, this pictures below will however deconstruct this myth and prove to you that indeed Africa is not what many think it is.
Morocco receives snow in the Atlas mountains and surprising on very rare occasions, the Sahara desert does receive some snow. This African country is closest to the European country of Spain.
According to the report, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean encircle it. Winter temperatures can range from as low as -5 degree Celsius to -8 degree Celsius, depending on the zone. It usually snows between December and February.
Tunisia is a north African country that receives several inches of snowfall every year as the picture below can attest.
The country of Lesotho borders South Africa and it is quite cold and it snows a lot.
The peak of winter lasts from June until August. During winter, temperatures can be very low and can reach 0 degrees Celsius.
Lesotho even has a ski resort in the Bush-mans pass area where several feet of snow fall, much to the delight of holiday makers.
4. South Africa
The Drakensburg, Eastern and Western Cape regions of South Africa receive snow on a few occasions during winter time.
This North African country receives snow in its high elevated regions in the Atlas mountains.