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

July 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
July, the same as June, is a moderately hot summer month in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.1°C (73.6°F) and an average high of 28.7°C (83.7°F).

Temperature

In July, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in June - a moderately hot 28.7°C (83.7°F). In Freetown, in July, the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 34.1°C (93.4°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like clothing, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Freetown is 81%.

Rainfall

In Freetown, during 27 rainfall days, 734.3mm (28.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Freetown, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152 days and collects up to 2945.3mm (116") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In July, the average sea temperature in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Freetown, the average sunshine is 3.3h.

UV index

In July, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in July in Freetown?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is 28.7°C (83.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in July is appraised at 34.1°C (93.4°F).

What is the average humidity in July in Freetown?

In July, the average relative humidity in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in July in Freetown?

In July, in Freetown, the rain falls for 27 days. Throughout July, 734.3mm (28.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in July in Freetown?

In Freetown, Sierra Leone, in July, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

When are the longest days in Freetown?

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

How many hours of daylight does Freetown have in July?

In Freetown, the average length of the day in July is 12.6h.

How long on average sun shines in July in Freetown?

In July, the average sunshine in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is 3.3h.

What is the UV index reading in July in Freetown?

In Freetown, Sierra Leone, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 11. 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 July - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average high temperature in July: 28.7°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 July: 23.1°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 July - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average humidity in July: 81%

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

Average rainfall in July - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall in July: 734.3mm

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 July - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall days in July: 27 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 July - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average sea temperature in July: 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 July / Average sunshine in July - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average daylight in July: 12.6h

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 July: 3.3h

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 July - Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Average UV index in July: 11

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).