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Freetown vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 6,929 km or 4,306 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 89.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 105.8° or ESE .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Kingston has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2134.3 mm (84 in) more which is equivalent to 2134.3 l/m² (52.38 US gal/ft²) or 21,343,000 l/ha (2,281,708 US gal/ac) more. About 3 5/8 as much.
  • There are 815 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 2h 13' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.6° higher in Freetown than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (-1) +0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -14 (-1) +3 (+0) +10 (+0) +39 (+2) +209 (+8) +683 (+27) +699 (+28) +398 (+16) +98 (+4) +36 (+1) -9 (0) +2134 (+84)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -4) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +13 (+43) +20 (+65) +18 (+58) +16 (+53) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) +1 (+3)   +86 (+23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 42' -0h 44' -0h 36' -1h 24' -1h 40' -3h 06' -5h 30' -5h 54' -3h 24' -1h 17' -1h 24' -0h 54'   -2h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33' -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.2 +9.1 +9.1 +2.6 -9.1 -9.3 -9 +2.5 +9.3 +9.2 +9.3 +9.4   +3.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -5 -5 +2 +5 +10 +14 +16 +17 +6 +10 +3   +5.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.3 (+2) +0.9 (+2) +0.9 (+2) +2.4 (+4) +1.8 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +1.3 (+2) +1.4 (+3) +1.9 (+3) +0.4 (+1) +2.3 (+4) +1.6 (+3) +1.5 (+3)

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