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Freetown vs Paramaribo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Paramaribo, Suriname is approximately 4,637 km or 2,882 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Paramaribo bearing 83.6° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 89.1° or E .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Paramaribo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 735.3 mm (28.9 in) more which is equivalent to 735.3 l/m² (18.05 US gal/ft²) or 7,353,000 l/ha (786,085 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 355 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 0h 57' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Freetown than in Paramaribo.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Freetown relative to Paramaribo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Paramaribo 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) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) +-1 (-2) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -190 (-7) -146 (-6) -150 (-6) -185 (-7) -144 (-6) +20 (+1) +508 (+20) +624 (+25) +398 (+16) +179 (+7) -22 (-1) -158 (-6) +735 (+29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21 ( -68) -17 ( -60) -17 ( -55) -15 ( -50) -13 ( -42) -7 ( -23) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +11 (+37) +7 (+23) -4 ( -13) -17 ( -55)   -88 ( -24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 15' +1h 58' +1h 56' +1h 38' +1h 05' -1h 30' -4h 44' -6h 25' -5h 20' -2h 54' -0h 54' +1h 25'   -0h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.8 -2.8 -2.7 +2.8 +2.8 +2.8 +2.7 +2.7 -2.6 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7   -0.5

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