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Freetown vs Kinshasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 3,488 km or 2,168 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Kinshasa bearing 294.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 293.4° or WNW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Kinshasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1463.3 mm (57.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1463.3 l/m² (35.91 US gal/ft²) or 14,633,000 l/ha (1,564,365 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 448 more hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 1h 14' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Freetown than in Kinshasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +-1 (-1) +0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (-1) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -160 (-6) -161 (-6) -209 (-8) -191 (-8) +35 (+1) +314 (+12) +729 (+29) +789 (+31) +435 (+17) +168 (+7) -160 (-6) -127 (-5) +1463 (+58)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -39) -12 ( -39) -12 ( -40) +1 (+3) +19 (+63) +25 (+81) +23 (+74) +17 (+57) +9 (+29) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29)   +34 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 25' +2h 54' +2h 54' +2h 24' +1h 13' -0h 00' -1h 23' -2h 42' -0h 36' +1h 23' +2h 12' +3h 05'   +1h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 39' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 35' +0h 44' +0h 40' +0h 25' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.9 -12.4 -3.5 +13 +13 +13 +13 +13 -2.9 -12.4 -12.9 -12.9   -0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -10 -9 -3 -1 +4 +9 +12 +15 +5 -1 -5   +0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.4 (-1) -1.1 (-2) +0.1 (+0) +1.3 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +4.6 (+8) +6 (+11) +4.8 (+9) +4.4 (+8) +2.6 (+5) +1.9 (+3) +0.4 (+1) +2.2 (+4)

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