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Freetown vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Durban, South Africa is approximately 6,375 km or 3,961 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 305.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 314.2° or NW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The annual average temperature is 6.9 °C (12.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2117.3 mm (83.4 in) more which is equivalent to 2117.3 l/m² (51.96 US gal/ft²) or 21,173,000 l/ha (2,263,534 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/9 as much.
  • There are 156 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 0h 24' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.6° higher in Freetown than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -131 (-5) -109 (-4) -114 (-4) -26 (-1) +118 (+5) +295 (+12) +695 (+27) +729 (+29) +411 (+16) +257 (+10) +78 (+3) -86 (-3) +2117 (+83)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -28) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -7) +9 (+29) +17 (+57) +22 (+71) +20 (+65) +17 (+57) +9 (+29) 0 ( 0) -7 ( -23)   +60 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 17' +1h 12' +2h 00' +0h 42' -0h 52' -2h 06' -4h 00' -4h 36' -1h 48' +1h 00' +1h 00' +1h 11'   -0h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 08' -1h 20' -0h 14' +0h 55' +1h 53' +2h 23' +2h 10' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 57' -1h 55' -2h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.2 +0.3 +21.8 +38.6 +38.6 +38.6 +38.5 +38.5 +22.5 -0.2 -18.3 -25.5   +14.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -10 -11 -2 +4 +12 +15 +9 +10 +3 +1 -3   +1.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.9 (+3) +0.9 (+2) +2.2 (+4) +5.9 (+11) +9.8 (+18) +13.1 (+24) +12.6 (+23) +10.5 (+19) +9.1 (+16) +7.6 (+14) +6.2 (+11) +4.2 (+8) +7 (+13)

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