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Average climate of Sierra Leone

The climate of Sierra Leone has an average yearly temperature of 33°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 28°C and rise to 36°C.

Annually, about 2627 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Sierra Leone.

The best time to visit Sierra Leone is November. Although it often rains during this period, it rains less than in other months. The temperatures are also good for visiting Sierra Leone.

Temperature 28 to 36°C
Rain 2627 mm
The climate of Sierra Leone
  • Average yearly temperature: 33°C
  • Highest temperature: 36°C in February and March
  • Lowest temperature: 28°C in August
  • Precipitation: 2627 mm per year, averaging 219 mm per month
  • Driest months: 3,3 mm in January, 9,7 mm in February and 12 mm in December
  • Wettest months: 547 mm in August, 489 mm in September and 484 mm in July

Climate table Sierra Leone

The climate table for Sierra Leone shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 34 36 36 35 33 30 29 28 29 31 31 33
Nighttime temperature (°C) 22 23 24 25 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 22
Precipitation (mm) 3,3 9,7 32 91 202 363 484 547 489 294 100 12
UV Index 8 9 9 8 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 8
Best month No No No No No No No No No No Yes No

Temperature per month in Sierra Leone

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Sierra Leone

Temperature per month in Sierra Leone

Precipitation per month in Sierra Leone

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Sierra Leone.

Precipitation per month in Sierra Leone

UV index per month in Sierra Leone

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Sierra Leone.

UV index per month in Sierra Leone

Yearly temperature in Sierra Leone

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Sierra Leone, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Sierra Leone

Yearly total precipitation in Sierra Leone

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Sierra Leone.

Precipitation per year in Sierra Leone

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Average weather in Sierra Leone per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Sierra Leone and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Sierra Leone, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.