Sierra Leone

Best time to visit, weather and climate Sierra Leone

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Best time to visit Sierra Leone

Best time to visit Sierra Leone

The best time to visit Sierra Leone is from january until june and october until december, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sierra Leone is 33°C in january and the lowest is 28°C in august. The weather and climate of Sierra Leone is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Sierra Leone is an 8,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Sierra Leone has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical monsoon climate and tropical savanna climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Sierra Leone or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Sierra Leone per month

Climate data from: Freetown
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
33 33 33 32 32 30 29 28 29 31 31 32
MM
rain
2 mm 1 mm 6 mm 13 mm 49 mm 140 mm 240 mm 281 mm 193 mm 136 mm 52 mm 8 mm

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Climate Sierra Leone

Climate Sierra Leone

Climate Sierra Leone per Month

Climate Sierra Leone per Month
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Sierra Leone has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical monsoon climate and tropical savanna climate. The average annual temperature for Sierra Leone is 30° degrees and there is about 1121 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 149 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
33 33 33 32 32 30 29 28 29 31 31 32
Night
min °C
24 24 25 25 26 26 25 24 24 25 25 24
MM
rain
2 mm 1 mm 6 mm 13 mm 49 mm 140 mm 240 mm 281 mm 193 mm 136 mm 52 mm 8 mm
Rain
days
2 1 5 9 18 27 30 30 29 28 19 4
Dry
days
29 27 26 21 13 3 1 1 1 3 11 27
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 9 7 6 5 7 8 9 10
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 7
 

Climate Sierra Leone january

On average, it is maximum 33° in january in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In january there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone february

On average, it is maximum 33° in february in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone march

On average, it is maximum 33° in march in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In march there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone april

On average, it is maximum 32° in april in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In april there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone may

On average, it is maximum 32° in may in Sierra Leone and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 49 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone june

On average, it is maximum 30° in june in Sierra Leone and at least around 26° degrees. In june there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 140 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 240 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 281 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone september

On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 193 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone october

On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 136 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone november

On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Sierra Leone and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Sierra Leone.

Climate Sierra Leone december

On average, it is maximum 32° in december in Sierra Leone and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Sierra Leone.

14 day weather forecast Sierra Leone

14 day weather forecast Sierra Leone

The weather for Freetown in Sierra Leone will be 28° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Sierra Leone is based on the weather in Freetown.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
19 Aug
Tu
20 Aug
We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
Su
25 Aug
  Regen Zware Regen Zware Regen Regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Zware Regen
Max (°C) 27° 28° 23° 27° 29° 27° 24°
Min (°C) 23° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22°
Rainfall (mm) 9.4
mm
17.4
mm
138.6
mm
6.4
mm
4.3
mm
2.8
mm
17.8
mm
Rainfall (%) 75% 85% 100% 70% 60% 50% 85%
UV-index
UV-index 4 4 4 4 4 4 3

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
26 Aug
Tu
27 Aug
We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
Su
1 Sep
  Regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Regen Lichte Regen
Max (°C) 28° 29° 26° 28° 28° 26° 26°
Min (°C) 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22° 22°
Rainfall (mm) 5.9
mm
2.2
mm
1.9
mm
0.8
mm
2.3
mm
6.6
mm
11.7
mm
Rainfall (%) 65% 40% 40% 20% 45% 70% 80%
UV-index
UV-index 6 7 4 3 3 4 3
About Sierra Leone

About Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Freetown. The total surface is 72.740 km² with 402 km of coastline and the population consists of 7.092.113 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 4x as small as New Zealand. If you want to call Sierra Leone you have to use +232 or 00232 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2325012457809 or 002325012457809.

Sierra Leone is in a straight line at 16.306 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 21 hour.

Time difference Sierra Leone

Time difference Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone it is now 23:37 o’clock in the evening on sunday 18 august 2019. That is 12 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Sierra Leone is Africa/Freetown and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Currency Sierra Leone

Currency Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone the Sierra Leonean leone is used to pay.

Exchange rate Sierra Leonean leone (SLL) 19 august 2019

1 Sierra Leonean leone = 0,00 New Zealand dollar
100 Sierra Leonean leone = 0,02 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 5.978,98 Sierra Leonean leone
100 New Zealand dollar = 597.897,58 Sierra Leonean leone

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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Vaccinations Sierra Leone

Vaccinations Sierra Leone

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Sierra Leone.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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