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Freetown vs Gafsa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Gafsa, Tunisia is approximately 3,644 km or 2,264 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Gafsa bearing 223.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 214.8° or SW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Gafsa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 8.5 °C (15.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.9 °C (30.4°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2751.8 mm (108.3 in) more which is equivalent to 2751.8 l/m² (67.54 US gal/ft²) or 27,518,000 l/ha (2,941,857 US gal/ac) more. About 15 2/9 as much.
  • There are 1069 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 2h 54' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° higher in Freetown than in Gafsa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.9°C (25.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) +-4 (-6) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) +-3 (-5) +4 (+8) +10 (+19) +14 (+26) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +14 (+26) +11 (+21) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +19 (+33) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +9 (+17) +16 (+28) +19 (+35) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -19 (-1) -13 (-1) -11 (0) +35 (+1) +164 (+6) +314 (+12) +733 (+29) +783 (+31) +462 (+18) +245 (+10) +71 (+3) -11 (0) +2752 (+108)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) +10 (+32) +19 (+63) +24 (+77) +23 (+74) +20 (+67) +14 (+45) +8 (+27) +2 (+6)   +114 (+31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 00' +0h 06' -0h 09' -1h 12' -3h 54' -5h 10' -9h 03' -9h 05' -5h 16' -1h 48' -0h 46' +0h 27'   -2h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 34' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 24' -1h 46' -1h 36' -0h 58' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 25' +1h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +25.7 +25.6 +25.6 +19.2 +2.6 -3.8 +2.2 +18.9 +25.6 +25.5 +25.6 +25.8   +18.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +11 +14 +24 +29 +38 +45 +38 +34 +23 +17 +10   +24.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18.8 (+34) +18.2 (+33) +17 (+31) +16.5 (+30) +13.3 (+24) +10.8 (+19) +9.1 (+16) +6.8 (+12) +8.8 (+16) +12.1 (+22) +16.8 (+30) +18.9 (+34) +13.9 (+25)

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