Weather, climate and best time to go to Sierra Leone

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Sierra Leone

Best time to go to Sierra Leone

Best time to go to Sierra Leone

The best time to go to Sierra Leone is from january until april and december, in which you have a hot temperature and barely rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sierra Leone is 34° in december and the lowest is 30° in august.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Sierra Leone or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Sierra Leone
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 33° 12 mm
Feb 33° 5 mm
Mar 33° 14 mm
Apr 33° 37 mm
May 33° 138 mm
Jun 32° 376 mm
Jul 31° 599 mm
Aug 30° 777 mm
Sep 31° 504 mm
Oct 32° 273 mm
Nov 33° 126 mm
Dec 34° 28 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Sierra Leone? Go to the full climate information about Sierra Leone

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Sierra Leone indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Sierra Leone.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
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Dec


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Holiday Sierra Leone

Holiday Sierra Leone

Hotels and apartments in Sierra Leone

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Flight tickets to Sierra Leone

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Climate Sierra Leone

Climate Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical monsoon climate and tropical wet and dry or savanna climate. The average annual temperature for Sierra Leone is 32° degrees and there is 2888 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 114 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 7.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Freetown in Sierra Leone per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 33° 24° 12 mm 4 27 2 7
Feb 33° 24° 5 mm 2 26 3 7
Mar 33° 25° 14 mm 6 25 3 7
Apr 33° 25° 37 mm 11 19 3 7
May 33° 26° 138 mm 25 6 3 6
Jun 32° 26° 376 mm 30 0 2 6
Jul 31° 25° 599 mm 31 0 3 6
Aug 30° 24° 777 mm 31 0 3 6
Sep 31° 24° 504 mm 30 0 2 6
Oct 32° 25° 273 mm 30 1 2 6
Nov 33° 25° 126 mm 26 4 2 7
Dec 34° 25° 28 mm 7 24 2 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 33° in january in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 33° in february in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 33° in march in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In march there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 33° in april in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 33° in may in Sierra Leone and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 138 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 32° in june in Sierra Leone and at least around 26° degrees. In june there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 376 mm

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 599 mm

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 30° in august in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 777 mm

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 504 mm

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 32° in october in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 273 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sierra Leone.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 33° in november in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 126 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 34° in december in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In december there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Sierra Leone

Weather statistics Sierra Leone

View all weather statistics from Sierra Leone per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Sierra Leone and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Sierra Leone

14 day weather forecast Sierra Leone

The weather for Freetown in Sierra Leone will be 31° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Mo24 Sep Tu25 Sep We26 Sep Th27 Sep Fr28 Sep Sa29 Sep Su30 Sep
  Zware Regen Zware Regen Light doucheregen Onweer met regen Zware Regen Light doucheregen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 31° 26° 34° 30° 29° 31° 31°
Min (°C) 24° 23° 22° 24° 23° 23° 24°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 90% 95% 55% 85% 90% 55% 35%
Rainfall (mm) 52.8mm 79.8mm 7.6mm 36.8mm 48.1mm 7.3mm 3.3mm
UV-index
UV-index 6 4 10 3 3 4 5
Weather forecast next week
  Mo1 Oct Tu2 Oct We3 Oct Th4 Oct Fr5 Oct Sa6 Oct Su7 Oct
  Regen Lichte Regen Light doucheregen Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Regen
Max (°C) 33° 30° 32° 35° 31° 31° 32°
Min (°C) 24° 24° 24° 24° 25° 24° 24°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 65% 75% 50% 15% 30% 40% 65%
Rainfall (mm) 12.1mm 19.4mm 6.5mm 0.9mm 2.3mm 3.9mm 11.8mm
UV-index
UV-index 5 3 5 6 3 5 3
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About Sierra Leone

About Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Freetown. It is 72.740 km² with 402 km of coastline and has a population of 7.092.113. In terms of area, the country is 3,5x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call Sierra Leone you have to use +232 or 00232 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2325012457809 or 002325012457809.


Sierra Leone is in a straight line at 4.933 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hour and 35 min.

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Time difference Sierra Leone

Time difference Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone it is now 21:05 hour in the evening on monday 24 september 2018. That is 1 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Sierra Leone is Africa/Freetown and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

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Vaccinations Sierra Leone

Vaccinations Sierra Leone

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Sierra Leone.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Sierra Leone

Reisadvies voor Sierra Leone

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Dit reisadvies is opnieuw beoordeeld. Er is geen reden voor inhoudelijke aanpassingen.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Sierra Leone op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Sierra Leone

Currency Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone the Sierra Leoonse leone is used to pay.

Exchange rate Sierra Leoonse leone op 24 september 2018

1 Sierra Leoonse leone = € 0,00 euro
100 Sierra Leoonse leone = € 0,01 euro

1 euro = 9.779,42 Sierra Leoonse leone
100 euro = 977.942,02 Sierra Leoonse leone

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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