Western Area, Sierra Leone Weather

Current: 24.55°C/76.19°F, Wind SW at 21.82 km/h, 90% Humidity, 92% Chance of rain

Western Area,  Weather
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Current conditions

Updated: 12:38 PM Wednesday 24 July 2024
25°C
77.0°F
°C °F

Condition: Light Rain

Pressure: 1,016 hPa

Sea level: 1,016 hPa

Temperature: 25.62°C

Cloud: 96%

Humidity: 89%

Wind: SSW 13.75 km/h

Visibility: 10,000 m

Weather forecast

Thu
11 Jul
27°C
Rain
Fri
12 Jul
28°C
Rain
Sat
13 Jul
27°C
Rain
Sun
14 Jul
24°C
Rain
Mon
15 Jul
27°C
Rain
Hourly forecast today:
15:00 PM
25° / 25°
25° / 25°
Light Rain
89% 21.2 km/h
16:00 PM
25° / 25°
25° / 25°
Light Rain
88% 22.0 km/h
17:00 PM
25° / 26°
25° / 26°
Light Rain
86% 21.96 km/h
18:00 PM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
84% 21.96 km/h
19:00 PM
27° / 27°
27° / 27°
Light Rain
82% 21.53 km/h
20:00 PM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
81% 22.9 km/h
21:00 PM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
81% 23.94 km/h
22:00 PM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
81% 24.26 km/h
23:00 PM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
80% 24.01 km/h

30 Day Averages and Extremes

  • Average high 25.48°C
  • Average low 24.43°C
  • Hottest day (16 August 2024) 26.53°C
  • Coldest day (14 August 2024) 23.76°C
  • Average humidity 84.7%
  • Days with precipitation 16 days
  • Highest precipitation 124.08 mm (21 July 2024)

Yesterday's Data

  • Max: 31°C
  • Min: 26°C
  • Total Precipitation: 0 mm

Temperature and possibility of rain in Western Area over the next 12 hours

Temperature and possibility of rain in Western Area in the coming days

Rainfall in Western Area in the coming days

Western Area Climate Summary

Western Area features a Tropical monsoon (Köppen classification: Am), with an average annual temperature of 28.07ºC (82.53ºF), which is about 0.46% higher than the national average for Sierra Leone. Annually, the city experiences approximately 260.54 millimeters (10.26 inches) of rainfall, spread across 201.9 rainy days, accounting for 55.32% of the year.

Longitude 8.3114983
Latitude -13.035694
Yearly high temperature 30.5ºC (86.9ºF)
Yearly low temperature 25.03ºC (77.05ºF)
Hottest month January 32.32ºC (90.18ºF)
Coldest month October 25.12ºC (77.22ºF)
Yearly precip 260.54mm (10.26in)
Days with rainfall 201.9 days (55.32%)
Driest month February (70.04%)
Wettest month August (85.24%)

Weather averages by month

Month High / Low (°C) Rain
January 32.32° / 24.57° 1.64 days
February 32.01° / 24.51° 0.73 days
March 31.61° / 24.94° 3.18 days
April 31.38° / 25.66° 7.36 days
May 31.15° / 26.16° 18.91 days
June 29.75° / 25.6° 27.45 days
July 28.14° / 24.5° 30.55 days
August 27.67° / 24.2° 29.36 days
September 28.59° / 24.49° 28.27 days
October 30.2° / 25.12° 28.45 days
November 31.1° / 25.56° 21.27 days
December 32.14° / 25.01° 4.73 days

Frequently asked questions

1. What is the hottest month in Western Area?

January has the highest average monthly temperature (daily mean of 32.32ºC) and October are the coolest (daily mean of 25.12ºC).

2. What should I wear in Western Area today?

For today's very hot weather in Western Area, with the high temperatures above 27ºC (80.6ºF), consider wearing:
- Open-toed sandals or light sneakers
- Lightweight t-shirt or tank top
- Loose and airy fabrics like linen or cotton
- Breathable shorts or skirts

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Temperature

Day
27°C
Night
25°C
Morning
24°C
Afternoon
26°C

Air quality

Good

Satisfactory air quality, minimal pollution, low risk

  • CO 460.63
  • NH3 2.95
  • NO 0.06
  • NO2 2.08
  • O3 50.07
  • PM10 11.5
  • PM25 5.97
  • SO2 1.25

Sunrise / Sunset

13:42 PM
02:14 AM