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The weather guide for Sierra Leone (Freetown) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Freetown?

The best time to go to Freetown is January based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Freetown29
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  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Freetown30
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  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Freetown30
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  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Freetown30
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  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Freetown30
    May
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Freetown29
    Jun
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Freetown27
    Jul
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Freetown27
    Aug
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Freetown28
    Sep
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Freetown29
    Oct
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Freetown29
    Nov
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Freetown29
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Which is the hottest month in Freetown?

The hottest time of year in Freetown is normally May. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 30°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Freetown?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Freetown with 804mm on average. There are normally 27 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Freetown?

The sunniest time of year in Freetown is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 65% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Freetown?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Freetown in November when the water temperature reaches 28°C.

What is the time difference between Sierra Leone and the UK?

The time difference between Sierra Leone and the UK is GMT+0 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Sierra Leone?

The main languages spoken in Sierra Leone are Krio and English.

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What is the currency in Sierra Leone?

The currency in Sierra Leone is the Sierra Leonean Leone (SLL).

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Which plugs are used in Sierra Leone?

Sierra Leone uses electrical plug type D + G (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Sierra Leone?

They drive on the right side of the road in Sierra Leone.

Do you need a visa for Sierra Leone?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Sierra Leone.

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Compare Freetown weather with the USA

Below the Freetown weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Freetown, Sierra Leone and the USA (Washington).

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