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Freetown vs Gao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Gao, Mali is approximately 1,661 km or 1,032 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Gao bearing 240.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 237.9° or WSW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 2.6 °C (4.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.7 °C (17.5°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2756.7 mm (108.5 in) more which is equivalent to 2756.7 l/m² (67.66 US gal/ft²) or 27,567,000 l/ha (2,947,095 US gal/ac) more. About 15 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1198 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 3h 16' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Freetown than in Gao.
  • Relative humidity levels are 58.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.2°C (34.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-2) +-4 (-6) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -5 (-10) +-2 (-3) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +4 (+7) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) +44 (+2) +171 (+7) +301 (+12) +678 (+27) +722 (+28) +456 (+18) +262 (+10) +88 (+3) +16 (+1) +2757 (+109)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +1.5 (+5) +4.5 (+15) +12 (+39) +16 (+53) +16 (+52) +14 (+45) +16 (+53) +18 (+58) +11 (+37) +5 (+16)   +115 (+31)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 34' -1h 39' -1h 09' -1h 50' -3h 05' -4h 04' -6h 17' -6h 19' -5h 12' -3h 21' -3h 02' -1h 38'   -3h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 24' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27' -0h 25' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 22' +0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.6 +7.6 +7.5 +1 -7.6 -7.6 -7.5 +0.8 +7.5 +7.5 +7.6 +7.7   +2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +58 +61 +63 +69 +64 +58 +48 +34 +49 +64 +69 +63   +58.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +26.4 (+48) +28.4 (+51) +28.9 (+52) +27.3 (+49) +18.1 (+33) +11.4 (+21) +6.9 (+12) +3.4 (+6) +7.6 (+14) +17.9 (+32) +27.1 (+49) +27.2 (+49) +19.2 (+35)

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