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Freetown vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 12,372 km or 7,688 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 274.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 279.8° or W .
  • Both have a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.7 °C (1.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1006.8 mm (39.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1006.8 l/m² (24.71 US gal/ft²) or 10,068,000 l/ha (1,076,336 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° higher in Freetown than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Freetown relative to West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Freetown.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -202 (-8) -169 (-7) -236 (-9) -203 (-8) -10 (0) +114 (+4) +537 (+21) +673 (+26) +400 (+16) +215 (+8) -11 (0) -101 (-4) +1007 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 04' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 57' +1h 11' +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 57' -1h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.4 -15.7 +4 +20.7 +20.8 +20.8 +20.8 +20.8 +4.8 -15.7 -20.4 -20.7   +1.8

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