Kenema, Sierra Leone: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Kenema, Sierra Leone? If you're planning to go to Kenema, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Kenema, Sierra Leone

Based on the climate and weather in Kenema, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Kenema, Sierra Leone by month

January

Traveling to Kenema in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

February

If you go to Kenema in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

March

If you are traveling to Kenema in March, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

April

If you go to Kenema in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

May

If you go to Kenema in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

June

June in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

July

If you are traveling to Kenema in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you go to Kenema in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

September

September for Kenema is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

October can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

December

December in Kenema is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kenema, Sierra Leone

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kenema, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Kenema

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