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Freetown vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 5,883 km or 3,656 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 305° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 311.7° or NW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean temperature is 10 °C (18°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2428.3 mm (95.6 in) more which is equivalent to 2428.3 l/m² (59.6 US gal/ft²) or 24,283,000 l/ha (2,596,014 US gal/ac) more. About 5 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1067 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 2h 54' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.5° higher in Freetown than in Pretoria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.3°C (25.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +6 (+12) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +15 (+28) +16 (+30) +15 (+28) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +15 (+27) +19 (+35) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -132 (-5) -72 (-3) -67 (-3) -7 (0) +164 (+6) +316 (+12) +731 (+29) +786 (+31) +464 (+18) +259 (+10) +78 (+3) -92 (-4) +2428 (+96)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -32) -8 ( -26) 0 ( 0) +10 (+32) +19 (+63) +24 (+77) +23 (+74) +20 (+67) +12 (+39) 0 ( 0) -7 ( -23)   +73 (+20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 29' -0h 08' +0h 29' -1h 12' -2h 48' -4h 24' -6h 29' -7h 36' -5h 18' -2h 42' -2h 18' -1h 54'   -2h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 51' -1h 09' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 38' +2h 04' +1h 53' +1h 09' +0h 11' -0h 49' -1h 40' -2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.2 -3.8 +17.6 +34.3 +34.3 +34.4 +34.3 +34.3 +18.2 -4.4 -22.1 -29.6   +10.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +4 +3 +13 +19 +27 +34 +37 +42 +31 +22 +14   +21
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.9 (+12) +6.8 (+12) +8.5 (+15) +13.9 (+25) +18.8 (+34) +21.6 (+39) +22.1 (+40) +19.9 (+36) +18.8 (+34) +14.1 (+25) +11.8 (+21) +8.9 (+16) +14.3 (+26)

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