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Freetown vs Nuuk/ Godthåb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland is approximately 6,877 km or 4,274 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 135.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 162.1° or SSE .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 28.8 °C (51.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.9 °C (21.4°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2189.3 mm (86.2 in) more which is equivalent to 2189.3 l/m² (53.73 US gal/ft²) or 21,893,000 l/ha (2,340,507 US gal/ac) more. About 3 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48° higher in Freetown than in Nuuk/ Godthåb.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 27.7°C (49.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+62) +35 (+63) +36 (+64) +32 (+58) +27 (+49) +22 (+40) +18 (+33) +19 (+33) +23 (+41) +28 (+51) +31 (+56) +33 (+59) +28 (+51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+62) +35 (+64) +36 (+65) +32 (+58) +28 (+50) +24 (+42) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +28 (+50) +31 (+56) +34 (+61) +29 (+52)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +35 (+62) +35 (+63) +31 (+56) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +19 (+35) +19 (+35) +22 (+39) +26 (+47) +30 (+54) +33 (+59) +28 (+50)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -43 (-2) -38 (-1) +1 (+0) +122 (+5) +261 (+10) +652 (+26) +702 (+28) +396 (+16) +196 (+8) +14 (+1) -38 (-2) +2189 (+86)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -18) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +8 (+26) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6)   +55 (+15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 33' +3h 41' +0h 39' -2h 29' -5h 35' -7h 43' -6h 41' -3h 42' -0h 33' +2h 35' +5h 40' +7h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +55.3 +55.2 +55.3 +48.9 +32.3 +25.9 +31.9 +48.7 +55.4 +55.2 +55.3 +55.3   +48
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -7 -9 -2 -3 +1 +1 -1 +6 +6 +6 +1   -0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +32.2 (+58) +32.6 (+59) +33 (+59) +30.9 (+56) +26.3 (+47) +23.3 (+42) +19.7 (+35) +19.3 (+35) +23.5 (+42) +27.8 (+50) +31.1 (+56) +32.5 (+59) +27.7 (+50)

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