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Freetown vs Kankan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Kankan, Guinea is approximately 471 km or 293 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Kankan bearing 245.7° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 245° or WSW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Kankan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1473.1 mm (58 in) more which is equivalent to 1473.1 l/m² (36.15 US gal/ft²) or 14,731,000 l/ha (1,574,842 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 507 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 1h 23' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Freetown than in Kankan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-7 (-12) +-8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) +-3 (-6) +-4 (-6) +-3 (-6) +-4 (-7) +-4 (-7) +-5 (-8) +-6 (-10) +-5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +3 (+0) -12 (0) -20 (-1) +43 (+2) +119 (+5) +472 (+19) +469 (+18) +180 (+7) +135 (+5) +68 (+3) +15 (+1) +1473 (+58)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) -1 ( -4) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +4 (+13)   +16.5 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 25' -0h 59' -0h 13' -0h 04' -0h 54' -2h 22' -2h 23' -2h 27' -2h 06' -1h 17' -1h 26' -1h 00'   -1h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 06' -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.8   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +35 +37 +34 +30 +18 +12 +11 +7 +12 +9 +25 +32   +21.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.9 (+23) +12.5 (+23) +8.8 (+16) +6.3 (+11) +4.1 (+7) +3.5 (+6) +3.2 (+6) +2.2 (+4) +3.2 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +6.5 (+12) +11.8 (+21) +6.5 (+12)

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