Climate and monthly weather forecast
Freetown, Sierra Leone

The hilly seaside city of Freetown in Sierra Leone
The hilly seaside city of Freetown in Sierra Leone

The best time to visit Freetown

The best months for a swim in Freetown, Sierra Leone, are January through March and December, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is a hot winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 24.1°C (75.4°F) and max 31.4°C (88.5°F). An excellent water temperature of 27.9°C (82.2°F) and only 1.4 rainfall days, with 2mm (0.08") of accumulated rainfall, makes January a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Freetown, is also a hot month, with an average temperature varying between 24.2°C (75.6°F) and 31.3°C (88.3°F). The perfect water temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) with 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall and only 0.8 rainfall days, makes February a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a hot month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with an average temperature ranging between min 24.6°C (76.3°F) and max 31°C (87.8°F). The perfect water temperature of 27.4°C (81.3°F) with 6mm (0.24") of accumulated rainfall and only 5.8 rainfall days, makes March a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is a hot spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25.3°C (77.5°F) and an average high of 30.8°C (87.4°F). In April, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in March - a still hot 30.8°C (87.4°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with an average temperature ranging between max 30.7°C (87.3°F) and min 26.2°C (79.2°F). In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still hot 30.7°C (87.3°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Freetown, is still a warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 29.3°C (84.7°F) and 25.3°C (77.5°F). In Freetown, the average high-temperature in June is almost the same as in May - a warm 29.3°C (84.7°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is another warm summer month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with an average temperature ranging between min 24.3°C (75.7°F) and max 27.8°C (82°F). In Freetown, the average high-temperature in July is almost the same as in June - a still moderately hot 27.8°C (82°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Freetown, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 27.3°C (81.1°F) and 23.9°C (75°F). With an average high-temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.9°C (75°F), August is the coldest month. The average heat index in August is appraised at a hot 31°C (87.8°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Freetown, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 24.4°C (75.9°F) and 28.1°C (82.6°F). In Freetown, Sierra Leone, the average high-temperature in September is almost the same as in August - a still moderately hot 28.1°C (82.6°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with an average temperature ranging between min 25°C (77°F) and max 29.5°C (85.1°F). In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still warm 29.5°C (85.1°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is a hot month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with an average temperature varying between 30.1°C (86.2°F) and 25.3°C (77.5°F). In Freetown, the average high-temperature in November is essentially the same as in October - a tropical 30.1°C (86.2°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a hot month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with an average temperature ranging between max 31°C (87.8°F) and min 24.5°C (76.1°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and only 4 rainfall days, with 7mm (0.28") of accumulated rainfall, makes December the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Freetown?

With an average high-temperature of 31.4°C (88.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F), January is the warmest month in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

What is the least humid month in Freetown?

With an average relative humidity of 68%, January is the least humid month in Freetown.

How much does it rain in Freetown?

Throughout the year, in Freetown, there are 205.9 rainfall days, and 1507mm (59.33") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Freetown?

The months with the highest UV index are January through June, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the driest month in Freetown?

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 0.8 days and accumulates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What month has the most sunshine in Freetown?

February has the most sunshine of the year in Freetown, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

When are the longest days in Freetown?

With an average of 12h and 37min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Freetown?

The months with the lowest UV index in Freetown, Sierra Leone, are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the coldest month in Freetown?

The coldest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.9°C (75°F).

What is the most humid month in Freetown?

The most humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the wettest month in Freetown?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Freetown. Rain falls for 30.2 days and accumulates 391mm (15.39") of precipitation.

What month is the sea coldest in Freetown?

With an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Freetown?

August has the least sunshine of the year in Freetown, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

What months are the sea warmest in Freetown?

The months with the warmest seawater are November and December, with an average sea temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Freetown?

With an average of 11h and 38min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Freetown.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Freetown?

Freetown does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). GMT timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average temperature
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average temperature - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (31.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.3°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23.9°C).

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Average pressure
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average pressure - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.8mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1010.4mbar).

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Average wind speed
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average wind speed - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (12km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.8km/h).

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Average humidity
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average humidity - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (68%).

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Average rainfall
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average rainfall - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (391mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1mm).

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Average rainfall days
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average rainfall days - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.8 days).

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Average sea temperature
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average sea temperature - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are November and December (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (27.3°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 38min).

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average sunshine days - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The month with the most sunshine days is January (29 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.5 days).

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Average UV index
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average UV index - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 6).

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Average visibility
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Average visibility - Freetown, Sierra Leone

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July, August and September (9km).

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