Sierra Leone climate guide

Temperature in Sierra Leone (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
29°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Sierra Leone (Freetown)29
30°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Sierra Leone (Freetown)30
30°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Sierra Leone (Freetown)30
30°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Sierra Leone (Freetown)30
30°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Sierra Leone (Freetown)30
29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Sierra Leone (Freetown)29
27°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
27°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Sierra Leone (Freetown)28
29°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Sierra Leone (Freetown)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Sierra Leone (Freetown)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Sierra Leone (Freetown)29
Min temperature (night-time)
21°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Sierra Leone (Freetown)21
22°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
23°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Sierra Leone (Freetown)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Sierra Leone (Freetown)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Sierra Leone (Freetown)23
22°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
Sea temperature
27°C sea temperature in January in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
27°C sea temperature in February in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
27°C sea temperature in March in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
28°C sea temperature in April in Sierra Leone (Freetown)28
28°C sea temperature in May in Sierra Leone (Freetown)28
28°C sea temperature in June in Sierra Leone (Freetown)28
27°C sea temperature in July in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
27°C sea temperature in August in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
27°C sea temperature in September in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
28°C sea temperature in October in Sierra Leone (Freetown)28
28°C sea temperature in November in Sierra Leone (Freetown)28
28°C sea temperature in December in Sierra Leone (Freetown)28

Sunshine & Daylight in Sierra Leone

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
8 hours of sunshine per day (64% of daylight hours) in January in Sierra Leone8
8 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in February in Sierra Leone8
7 hours of sunshine per day (61% of daylight hours) in March in Sierra Leone7
7 hours of sunshine per day (55% of daylight hours) in April in Sierra Leone7
6 hours of sunshine per day (47% of daylight hours) in May in Sierra Leone6
5 hours of sunshine per day (40% of daylight hours) in June in Sierra Leone5
3 hours of sunshine per day (25% of daylight hours) in July in Sierra Leone3
3 hours of sunshine per day (22% of daylight hours) in August in Sierra Leone3
4 hours of sunshine per day (34% of daylight hours) in September in Sierra Leone4
6 hours of sunshine per day (49% of daylight hours) in October in Sierra Leone6
7 hours of sunshine per day (56% of daylight hours) in November in Sierra Leone7
7 hours of sunshine per day (58% of daylight hours) in December in Sierra Leone7
Daily hours of daylight
12 hours of daylight per day in January in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12
13 hours of daylight per day in May in Sierra Leone (Freetown)13
13 hours of daylight per day in June in Sierra Leone (Freetown)13
13 hours of daylight per day in July in Sierra Leone (Freetown)13
12 hours of daylight per day in August in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12
12 hours of daylight per day in November in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12
12 hours of daylight per day in December in Sierra Leone (Freetown)12

Rainfall in Sierra Leone

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
0 days with some rainfall in January in Sierra Leone (Freetown)0
0 days with some rainfall in February in Sierra Leone (Freetown)0
2 days with some rainfall in March in Sierra Leone (Freetown)2
5 days with some rainfall in April in Sierra Leone (Freetown)5
15 days with some rainfall in May in Sierra Leone (Freetown)15
22 days with some rainfall in June in Sierra Leone (Freetown)22
27 days with some rainfall in July in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
27 days with some rainfall in August in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27
24 days with some rainfall in September in Sierra Leone (Freetown)24
21 days with some rainfall in October in Sierra Leone (Freetown)21
10 days with some rainfall in November in Sierra Leone (Freetown)10
2 days with some rainfall in December in Sierra Leone (Freetown)2
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
7 mm monthly rainfall in January in Sierra Leone (Freetown)7
6 mm monthly rainfall in February in Sierra Leone (Freetown)6
20 mm monthly rainfall in March in Sierra Leone (Freetown)20
58 mm monthly rainfall in April in Sierra Leone (Freetown)58
191 mm monthly rainfall in May in Sierra Leone (Freetown)191
349 mm monthly rainfall in June in Sierra Leone (Freetown)349
752 mm monthly rainfall in July in Sierra Leone (Freetown)752
804 mm monthly rainfall in August in Sierra Leone (Freetown)804
507 mm monthly rainfall in September in Sierra Leone (Freetown)507
282 mm monthly rainfall in October in Sierra Leone (Freetown)282
111 mm monthly rainfall in November in Sierra Leone (Freetown)111
27 mm monthly rainfall in December in Sierra Leone (Freetown)27

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in January in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in June in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in July in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in November in Sierra Leone (Freetown)11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in December in Sierra Leone (Freetown)10
Heat & Humidity
Moderate heat & humidity in January in Sierra Leone (Freetown)M
High heat & humidity in February in Sierra Leone (Freetown)H
High heat & humidity in March in Sierra Leone (Freetown)H
High heat & humidity in April in Sierra Leone (Freetown)H
High heat & humidity in May in Sierra Leone (Freetown)H
High heat & humidity in June in Sierra Leone (Freetown)H
Moderate heat & humidity in July in Sierra Leone (Freetown)M
Moderate heat & humidity in August in Sierra Leone (Freetown)M
Moderate heat & humidity in September in Sierra Leone (Freetown)M
Moderate heat & humidity in October in Sierra Leone (Freetown)M
High heat & humidity in November in Sierra Leone (Freetown)H
Moderate heat & humidity in December in Sierra Leone (Freetown)M

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Sierra Leone, represented by Freetown, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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