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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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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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