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

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

When to go to Makeni, Sierra Leone

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

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

January

January in Makeni is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Makeni in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Makeni can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Makeni in May, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots

June

June in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

July

July in Makeni is extremely warm and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella

August

August is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

September

If you visit Makeni during September, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat stormy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat

October

If you go to Makeni in October, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

November

Traveling to Makeni in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

December

If you visit Makeni during December, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Makeni, 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 Makeni

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