Climate of Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone has a tropical savanna climate. 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 averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 28°C and 31°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 24°C and 26°C
- Rain: it rains 202 days and there is a total of approximately 1121 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3046 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 28°C and 31°C|
|Warmest month:||31°C in January|
|Coldest month:||28°C in July|
|Night temperature:||between 24°C and 26°C|
|Dry days:||163 days|
|Days with rain:||202 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||1121 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3046 hours|
Weather now in Sierra Leone
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Sierra Leone.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Sierra Leone.
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Climate table of Sierra Leone
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Sierra Leone. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Sierra Leone might be like in a given month.
|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|
Best time to visit Sierra Leone
To go to Sierra Leone, the best time to visit is January through May and November and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Sierra Leone, January is the warmest month with 31°C and the most cold month is 28°C in July.
Climate of Sierra Leone by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Sierra Leone? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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