Freetown
Sierra Leone
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Freetown, Sierra Leone

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.

January, like December, is another tropical winter month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.1°C (75.4°F) and an average high of 31.4°C (88.5°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.9°C (82.2°F) and only 1.4 rainfall days, with 2mm (0.08") of accumulated rainfall, makes January the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

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

March, the first month of the spring, in Freetown, is still a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24.6°C (76.3°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 »

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

May, the last month of the spring, in Freetown, is another tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.2°C (79.2°F) and an average high of 30.7°C (87.3°F). In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still tropical 30.7°C (87.3°F). Weather in May »

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

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

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.9°C (75°F) and an average high of 27.3°C (81.1°F). 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). In August, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 31.1°C (88°F). Weather in August »

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a warm month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.4°C (75.9°F) and an average high of 28.1°C (82.6°F). In September, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in August - a still warm 28.1°C (82.6°F). Weather in September »

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

November, the last month of the autumn, in Freetown, is a tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low of 25.3°C (77.5°F). In Freetown, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in October - a tropical 30.1°C (86.2°F). Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in Freetown, is still a hot month, with average temperature varying between 24.5°C (76.1°F) and 31°C (87.8°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 »

What is the warmest month in Freetown?

The warmest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 31.4°C (88.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F).

What is the least humid month in Freetown?

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

How many days does it rain in Freetown?

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

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

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

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?

The month with the most sunshine in Freetown is February, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

When are the longest days in Freetown?

Months with the longest days in Freetown, Sierra Leone, are June and July, with an average of 12.6h of daylight.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Freetown are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the coldest month in Freetown?

August is the coldest month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, 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?

August is the most humid month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the rainiest month in Freetown?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 30.2 days and typically aggregates up to 391mm (15.39") of precipitation.

When 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.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Freetown?

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

When is the sea warmest in Freetown?

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

What is the month with the shortest days in Freetown?

With an average of 11.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
Average temperature - Freetown, Sierra Leone
Average humidity - Freetown, Sierra Leone
Average rainfall - 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).

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).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Freetown, Sierra Leone

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index - Freetown, Sierra Leone

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