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Freetown vs Tessalit Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Tessalit, Mali is approximately 1,996 km or 1,240 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Tessalit bearing 231.8° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 228.3° or SW .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Tessalit has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.5 °C (24.3°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2876.8 mm (113.3 in) more which is equivalent to 2876.8 l/m² (70.6 US gal/ft²) or 28,768,000 l/ha (3,075,490 US gal/ac) more. About 43 as much.
  • There are 1219 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 3h 19' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° higher in Freetown than in Tessalit.
  • Relative humidity levels are 63.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.3°C (40.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +0 (+1) +-2 (-4) -6 (-10) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) +-2 (-3) +3 (+5) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +6 (+12) +3 (+5) -1 (-3) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) 0 (0) +6 (+10) +11 (+19) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) +46 (+2) +173 (+7) +317 (+12) +718 (+28) +765 (+30) +473 (+19) +265 (+10) +87 (+3) +16 (+1) +2877 (+113)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +1.5 (+5) +4.5 (+15) +12 (+39) +18 (+60) +21 (+68) +17 (+55) +19 (+63) +18.5 (+60) +10.5 (+35) +4.5 (+15)   +127.5 (+35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 40' -1h 44' -1h 36' -2h 28' -3h 23' -3h 58' -6h 29' -6h 52' -4h 54' -3h 01' -2h 30' -1h 17'   -3h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 38' +0h 23' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 33' -0h 42' -0h 38' -0h 23' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 34' +0h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.5 +11.5 +11.5 +5 -10.8 -11.5 -10.4 +4.7 +11.4 +11.4 +11.5 +11.6   +4.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +56 +59 +59 +67 +67 +69 +66 +57 +68 +67 +66 +60   +63.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +27.3 (+49) +28.6 (+51) +26.9 (+48) +27.1 (+49) +22.5 (+41) +18.6 (+33) +14.2 (+26) +10.1 (+18) +16.2 (+29) +21.5 (+39) +26.5 (+48) +27.5 (+50) +22.3 (+40)

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