February weather forecast
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a sweltering month in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, with an average temperature ranging between min 21°C (69.8°F) and max 37.8°C (100°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still sweltering 37.8°C (100°F). In February, in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Heat index

In February, the average heat index is computed to be a burning hot 52.9°C (127.2°F). Beware: Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like metabolic differences, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 58%, are the least humid months in Mapaki.

Rainfall

In Mapaki, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 4mm (0.16") of accumulated precipitation. In Mapaki, during the entire year, the rain falls for 225.8 days and collects up to 1471mm (57.91") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Mapaki, Sierra Leone, the average length of the day in February is 11h and 51min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:08 and sunset at 18:53. On the last day of February, in Mapaki, sunrise is at 07:01 and sunset at 18:58 GMT.

Sunshine

In Mapaki, the average sunshine in February is 9.7h.

UV index

January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Mapaki. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in February transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Mapaki?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, is 37.8°C (100°F), while the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in February is computed to be 52.9°C (127.2°F).

What is the least humid month in Mapaki?

The months with the lowest humidity in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 58%.

What is the average humidity in February in Mapaki?

In February, the average relative humidity in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, is 58%.

How much does it rain in Mapaki in February?

In Mapaki, during February, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 4mm (0.16") of precipitation.

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

In February, the average day length in Mapaki is 11h and 51min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Mapaki?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:08 and sunset at 18:53. On the last day of the month, in Mapaki, sunrise is at 07:01 and sunset at 18:58 GMT.

How many hours of sunshine does Mapaki have in February?

In Mapaki, the average sunshine duration in February is 9.7h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Mapaki are January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in February in Mapaki?

In Mapaki, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average temperature in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average high temperature in February: 37.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (38.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 21°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (19.7°C).

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Average pressure in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average pressure in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average pressure in February: 1010.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.1mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average wind speed in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average wind speed in February: 4.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (3.3km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average humidity in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average humidity in February: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (93%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (58%).

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Average rainfall in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average rainfall in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall in February: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (332mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average rainfall days in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall days in February: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.2 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average daylight in February: 11h and 51min

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

  • Average sunshine in February: 9h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average sunshine days in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average sunshine days in February: 24 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.5 days).

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Average UV index in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average UV index in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average UV index in February: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average cloud cover in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average cloud cover in February: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 83).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in February
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average visibility in February - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March and April (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (5km).

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