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Freetown vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 5,913 km or 3,674 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 305.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 312.1° or NW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 11.1 °C (20°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.4 °C (13.3°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2402.3 mm (94.6 in) more which is equivalent to 2402.3 l/m² (58.96 US gal/ft²) or 24,023,000 l/ha (2,568,218 US gal/ac) more. About 5 3/7 as much.
  • There are 995 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 2h 42' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.9° higher in Freetown than in Johannesburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.6°C (28°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+21) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +20 (+35) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +11 (+21) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -122 (-5) -90 (-4) -78 (-3) -7 (0) +164 (+6) +314 (+12) +730 (+29) +785 (+31) +457 (+18) +259 (+10) +77 (+3) -87 (-3) +2402 (+95)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -11 ( -39) -10 ( -32) -2 ( -7) +9 (+29) +19 (+63) +23 (+74) +22 (+71) +19 (+63) +10 (+32) -2 ( -7) -10 ( -32)   +53 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 23' +0h 08' +0h 46' -0h 48' -2h 29' -4h 12' -6h 11' -7h 25' -5h 12' -2h 30' -2h 24' -1h 48'   -2h 42'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 53' -1h 10' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 40' +2h 06' +1h 54' +1h 10' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 41' -2h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.8 -3.4 +18 +34.7 +34.7 +34.8 +34.7 +34.7 +18.6 -4 -21.8 -29.2   +10.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +1 +2 +15 +24 +32 +36 +39 +42 +29 +21 +13   +21.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.6 (+14) +8 (+14) +9.7 (+17) +15.3 (+28) +20.5 (+37) +23.4 (+42) +23.1 (+42) +21.4 (+39) +19.7 (+35) +14.9 (+27) +13 (+23) +10.1 (+18) +15.6 (+28)

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