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

February weather forecast and climate
Freetown, Sierra Leone

The hilly seaside city of Freetown in Sierra Leone, with calm waters on sunny dusk
The hilly seaside city of Freetown in Sierra Leone, with calm waters on sunny dusk
February, the last month of the winter, in Freetown, is a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30.3°C (86.5°F) and an average low of 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In Freetown, the average high-temperature in February is practically the same as in January - a hot 30.3°C (86.5°F). In Freetown, in February, the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Freetown is 67%.

Rainfall

Throughout February, in Freetown, 3.6mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated. During the entire year, Freetown aggregates up to 2945.3mm (116") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Freetown, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is February, with an average of 7.7h of sunshine.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Freetown, Sierra Leone. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In February, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in February in Freetown?

In Freetown, in February, the average high-temperature is 30.3°C (86.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Freetown?

In Freetown, Sierra Leone, the average relative humidity in February is 67%.

How much does it rain in Freetown in February?

Throughout February, 3.6mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in February in Freetown?

In February, the average sea temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in February in Freetown?

In February, the average length of the day in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is 11.9h.

What month has the most sunshine in Freetown?

With an average of 7.7h of sunshine, February has the most sunshine of the year in Freetown.

How long on average sun shines in February in Freetown?

The average sunshine in February in Freetown is 7.7h.

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

Months with the highest UV index are February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in February in Freetown?

In Freetown, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (31.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23°C).

Average humidity in February - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average humidity in February: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (66%).

Average rainfall in February - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (791.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (3.4mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall days in February: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (27 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average sea temperature in February: 27.8°C

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 in February / Average sunshine in February - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average daylight in February: 11.9h

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

  • Average sunshine in February: 7.7h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 7.7h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

Average UV index in February - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average UV index in February: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).