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Freetown vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 8,580 km or 5,332 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 89.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 130.8° or SE .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The average temperature is 17.4 °C (31.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29.2 °C (52.6°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2104 mm (82.8 in) more which is equivalent to 2104 l/m² (51.64 US gal/ft²) or 21,040,000 l/ha (2,249,316 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • There are 568 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 1h 32' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° higher in Freetown than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.3°C (38.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +29 (+53) +23 (+41) +15 (+26) +8 (+15) +2 (+4) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-1) +5 (+9) +12 (+22) +21 (+38) +29 (+53) +15 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+62) +32 (+57) +25 (+45) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +5 (+10) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +15 (+27) +24 (+43) +32 (+57) +17 (+31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+64) +33 (+60) +27 (+48) +20 (+37) +14 (+24) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +11 (+19) +18 (+32) +25 (+45) +33 (+59) +19 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) -25 (-1) -47 (-2) -38 (-2) +84 (+3) +210 (+8) +638 (+25) +684 (+27) +394 (+16) +199 (+8) +42 (+2) -18 (-1) +2104 (+83)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -21) -8 ( -26) -5 ( -17) +2 (+6) +9 (+30) +17 (+55) +15 (+48) +15 (+50) +12 (+39) +5 (+17) -2 ( -6)   +47 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 15' +2h 03' +1h 50' -0h 22' -2h 07' -5h 28' -7h 36' -7h 21' -4h 58' -1h 23' +0h 56' +2h 44'   -1h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 11' +1h 21' +0h 14' -0h 56' -1h 56' -2h 27' -2h 13' -1h 21' -0h 12' +0h 57' +1h 57' +2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +32.8 +32.6 +32.6 +26.2 +9.7 +3.3 +9.3 +26.1 +32.8 +32.7 +32.8 +32.9   +25.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +3 +10 +26 +27 +28 +35 +29 +36 +32 +20 +8   +21.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +32.7 (+59) +30.5 (+55) +25.8 (+46) +23.2 (+42) +17.3 (+31) +11.5 (+21) +9.6 (+17) +9.1 (+16) +15.7 (+28) +21.8 (+39) +26.7 (+48) +31.6 (+57) +21.3 (+38)

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