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Zambezi vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Zambezi, Zambia and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 4,705 km or 2,924 mi.
  • To reach Zambezi in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 121.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Zambezi bearing 119.6° or ESE .
  • Zambezi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.9 °C (10.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in Zambezi. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1887.9 mm (74.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1887.9 l/m² (46.33 US gal/ft²) or 18,879,000 l/ha (2,018,290 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 584 more hours of sunlight per year in Zambezi. In whichever way circa 1h 34' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Zambezi than in Freetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.9°C (17.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) 2 (+3) 4 (+8) 3 (+6) 0 (+0) -1 (-2) 0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -13 (-24) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +231 (+9) +192 (+8) +159 (+6) -7 (0) -175 (-7) -322 (-13) -734 (-29) -791 (-31) -475 (-19) -215 (-8) +55 (+2) +194 (+8) -1888 (-74)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +17 (+55) +15 (+53) +12 (+39) 0 ( 0) -12.5 ( -40) -19.5 ( -65) -24.5 ( -79) -23.5 ( -76) -22 ( -73) -12 ( -39) +2 (+7) +14 (+45)   -54 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 17' -3h 02' -2h 05' +0h 48' +3h 11' +4h 30' +6h 36' +7h 05' +5h 06' +2h 11' -1h 12' -2h 00'   +1h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 08' +0h 42' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 01' -1h 16' -1h 09' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 01' +1h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.7 +14.9 -5.4 -22.1 -22.1 -22.2 -22.1 -22.1 -6.1 +15.1 +21.6 +22.1   -2.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5.1 +6.9 +5.4 -10.1 -18.8 -26.9 -36.1 -40.3 -48.5 -27.4 -16.9 -2.5   -17.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.7 (-7) -3.3 (-6) -4.2 (-8) -8.7 (-16) -13 (-23) -16.3 (-29) -17.3 (-31) -15.5 (-28) -14.5 (-26) -8.8 (-16) -8 (-14) -5.2 (-9) -9.9 (-18)

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