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Freetown vs Sao Tome Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Sao Tome, Sao Tome And Principe is approximately 2,388 km or 1,484 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Sao Tome bearing 293.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 291.5° or WNW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Sao Tome has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2073.3 mm (81.6 in) more which is equivalent to 2073.3 l/m² (50.88 US gal/ft²) or 20,733,000 l/ha (2,216,495 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/8 as much.
  • There are 516 more hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 1h 25' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Freetown than in Sao Tome.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -79 (-3) -80 (-3) -120 (-5) -73 (-3) +64 (+3) +307 (+12) +734 (+29) +790 (+31) +466 (+18) +158 (+6) -13 (0) -82 (-3) +2073 (+82)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -25) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) +3 (+10) +17 (+57) +23 (+74) +21 (+68) +17 (+57) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10)   +55 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 15' +2h 45' +4h 01' +3h 06' +1h 29' -1h 06' -2h 19' -2h 11' +0h 38' +2h 36' +2h 08' +2h 38'   +1h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 25' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 22' +0h 28' +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 22' -0h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.2 -8 -6.7 +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 +8.2 -6.5 -8 -8.2 -8.2   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -6 -4 +2 +2 +11 +18 +16 +15 +5 +3 -1   +4.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.8 (-3) +0.2 (+0) +1.2 (+2) +2.8 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +4.7 (+8) +6 (+11) +5.2 (+9) +4.4 (+8) +3.1 (+6) +3.2 (+6) +1.2 (+2) +2.7 (+5)

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