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Freetown Climate & Temperature

  • Freetown, Sierra Leone is at 837'N, 1312'W, 27 m (89 ft). See map.
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Am) with a dry season and a heavy monsoon the rest of year, no cold season.
  • The mean temperature is 27.3 degrees Celsius (81.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic,subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Freetown Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2945.3 mm (116 inches) which is equivalent to 2945.3 Litres/m (72.24 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2187 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Freetown you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Auki, Solomon Islands (Tropical moist forest biome).

Freetown Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 30 (86) 30 (87) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86) 29 (84) 28 (83) 29 (84) 30 (86) 30 (86) 30 (85) 30 (86)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (81) 28 (82) 28 (83) 29 (83) 28 (83) 27 (81) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (80) 27 (81) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (81)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (76) 25 (77) 24 (76) 24 (74) 23 (74) 23 (73) 23 (74) 23 (74) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 3 (0) 4 (0) 13 (0) 47 (2) 177 (7) 323 (13) 734 (29) 791 (31) 484 (19) 266 (10) 88 (3) 16 (1) 2945 (116)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 1 (3) 1 (4) 2 (6) 5 (17) 13 (42) 20 (67) 25 (81) 24 (77) 23 (77) 19 (61) 11 (37) 5 (16) 149 (41)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 7h 48' 7h 53' 8h 11' 7h 30' 6h 30' 4h 48' 2h 54' 2h 17' 4h 00' 6h 11' 6h 42' 7h 11' 5h 59'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 40' 11h 50' 12h 03' 12h 18' 12h 30' 12h 36' 12h 33' 12h 23' 12h 09' 11h 55' 11h 43' 11h 37' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 68 (32) 67 (33) 69 (31) 62 (38) 53 (47) 38 (62) 23 (77) 19 (81) 33 (67) 52 (48) 58 (42) 63 (37) 50 (50)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 61.4 70.6 81.5 86.7 78.4 75.2 78.1 86.5 81.8 70.2 61.2 58 74.2

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