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Freetown vs Apia, Upolu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Apia, Upolu, Samoa is approximately 17,609 km or 10,942 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Apia, Upolu bearing 101.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 74.2° or ENE .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Apia, Upolu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) more in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 92.3 mm (3.6 in) more which is equivalent to 92.3 l/m² (2.27 US gal/ft²) or 923,000 l/ha (98,675 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 388 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Freetown. In whichever way circa 1h 02' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Freetown than in Apia, Upolu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (-1) -1 (-1) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) +0 (-1) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -452 (-18) -382 (-15) -346 (-14) -207 (-8) +17 (+1) +193 (+8) +653 (+26) +702 (+28) +352 (+14) +96 (+4) -180 (-7) -355 (-14) +92 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21 ( -68) -18 ( -64) -17 ( -55) -9 ( -30) +1 (+3) +13 (+43) +16 (+52) +15 (+48) +12 (+40) +5 (+16) -5 ( -17) -14 ( -45)   -22 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 46' +2h 03' +1h 46' +0h 18' -0h 46' -2h 44' -4h 58' -5h 40' -4h 04' -1h 03' -0h 14' +1h 03'   -1h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 09' -0h 43' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 01' +1h 17' +1h 10' +0h 43' +0h 06' -0h 31' -1h 02' -1h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.1 -14.6 +5.9 +22.6 +22.5 +22.4 +22.3 +22.2 +6.1 -15.1 -21.7 -22.4   +2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -6 -6 +3 +5 +12 +13 +13 +14 +8 +7 +1   +4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1 (-2) -0.3 (-1) +0.2 (+0) +2.1 (+4) +3.3 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +3 (+5) +2.1 (+4) +3.2 (+6) +2.3 (+4) +2.6 (+5) +1.2 (+2) +1.9 (+3)

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