Best time to visit Sierra Leone
The best time to visit in Sierra Leone is from January until June and October until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Sierra Leone is 31°C in January and the lowest is 28°C in July.
Sierra Leone has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Sierra Leone or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
Average weather Sierra Leone by month
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14 day weather forecast Sierra Leone
The weather for in Sierra Leone will be 34° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
The weather forecast for Sierra Leone is based on the weather conditions in the city of Freetown.
Weather forecast this week
|Sunday 28 Nov||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||4.1 mm||60%||1 m/s||1|
|Monday 29 Nov||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||2.2 mm||40%||1 m/s||1|
|Tuesday 30 Nov||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||5.5 mm||65%||1 m/s||1|
|Wednesday 1 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||4.3 mm||60%||1 m/s||1|
|Thursday 2 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||12.2 mm||80%||1 m/s||1|
|Friday 3 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||3.8 mm||55%||1 m/s||2|
|Saturday 4 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||3.6 mm||55%||1 m/s||2|
Weather forecast next week
|Sunday 5 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||3.9 mm||55%||1 m/s||2|
|Monday 6 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||5.4 mm||65%||1 m/s||2|
|Tuesday 7 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||1.1 mm||25%||1 m/s||2|
|Wednesday 8 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||3.8 mm||55%||1 m/s||2|
|Thursday 9 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||3.0 mm||50%||1 m/s||2|
|Friday 10 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||1.8 mm||35%||2 m/s||2|
|Saturday 11 Dec||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|31°||1.1 mm||25%||2 m/s||2|
Climate Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Sierra Leone is 30° degrees and there is about 1121 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 149 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.
Climate table of Sierra Leone
|Day temp. (°C)||31||31||31||31||31||29||28||28||28||30||30||31|
|Night temp. (°C)||24||24||25||25||26||26||25||24||24||25||25||24|
|Days with rain||2||1||5||9||18||27||30||30||29||28||19||4|
|Sun hours per day||10||10||10||10||9||7||6||5||7||8||9||10|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||3||2||2||2||2||3||2||2||2||2|
Sierra Leone weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for Sierra Leone? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.
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Popular places in Sierra Leone
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Frequently asked questions
Where is Sierra Leone?
Sierra Leone lies in a straight line about 5,688 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Freetown).
How long is the flight to Sierra Leone?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Sierra Leone is approximately 8 hours.
What are the largest airports in Sierra Leone?
These are the largest airports in Sierra Leone:
How many inhabitants are there in Sierra Leone?
Sierra Leone has approximately 7,092,113 inhabitants.
How big is Sierra Leone?
The area of Sierra Leone is around 72,740 km². It is 17x smaller than New Zealand.
What is the capital of Sierra Leone?
The capital of Sierra Leone is Freetown.
What is the currency of Sierra Leone?
In Sierra Leone the Sierra Leonean leone (SLL) is used to pay.
Exchange rates on 28 November 2021
- 1 Sierra Leonean leone = 647.57 South African rand
- 1 South African rand = 0.002 Sierra Leonean leone
- 10 Sierra Leonean leone = 6,475.66 South African rand
- 10 South African rand = 0.015 Sierra Leonean leone
- 100 Sierra Leonean leone = 64,756.58 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 0.15 Sierra Leonean leone
What is the area code of Sierra Leone?
The area code to call Sierra Leone is +232.