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Freetown vs Douala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Douala, Cameroon is approximately 2,585 km or 1,607 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Douala bearing 282.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 280° or W .
  • Both have a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.7 °C (1.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 905.9 mm (35.7 in) less which is equivalent to 905.9 l/m² (22.23 US gal/ft²) or 9,059,000 l/ha (968,467 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 913 more hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 2h 29' more per day or about 1 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in Freetown than in Douala.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-3) +0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -60 (-2) -156 (-6) -183 (-7) -94 (-4) -106 (-4) +40 (+2) +36 (+1) -142 (-6) -144 (-6) -46 (-2) -19 (-1) -906 (-36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -28) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -43) -10 ( -32) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10)   -84 ( -23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 48' +2h 56' +3h 52' +2h 32' +2h 15' +1h 52' +1h 34' +1h 01' +1h 44' +2h 38' +2h 38' +3h 05'   +2h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 12' +0h 15' +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.6 -4.5 -4.4 +4.6 +4.6 +4.6 +4.6 +4.6 -4.4 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6   -0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 -3 -4 +3 +2 +3 +2 +2 +5 +1 +2 +0   +1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.5 (-1) -1.1 (-2) -0.6 (-1) +1.5 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +1.8 (+3) +1.6 (+3) +1.4 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +1.2 (+2) +1.1 (+2) +0.3 (+1) +0.8 (+1)

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