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Freetown vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Accra, Ghana is approximately 1,477 km or 918 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 283.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 282.3° or WNW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2158.3 mm (85 in) more which is equivalent to 2158.3 l/m (52.97 US gal/ft) or 21,583,000 l/ha (2,307,366 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/4 as much.
  • There are 190 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 0h 30' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Freetown than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Freetown relative to Accra. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Accra vs Freetown.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +0 (0) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (0) -33 (-1) -61 (-2) -35 (-1) +32 (+1) +130 (+5) +685 (+27) +775 (+31) +444 (+17) +186 (+7) +50 (+2) -2 (0) +2158 (+85)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +18 (+58) +18 (+58) +15 (+50) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +3 (+10)   +72 (+20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 54' +0h 33' +1h 00' +0h 24' -0h 17' -0h 00' -1h 42' -2h 42' -1h 42' -0h 54' -1h 18' -0h 25'   -0h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10' +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -3 -3 -2.9 +3 +3 +3 +3 +3 -2.9 -3 -3 -3   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -5 -5 -1 -1 +0 +3 +3 +7 +1 +2 -1   -0.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.5 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +0.3 (+1) +1 (+2) +1.4 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +2.2 (+4) +1.3 (+2) +1 (+2) +0.3 (+1) +0.7 (+1)

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