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Pretoria vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pretoria, South Africa and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 5,883 km or 3,656 mi.
  • To reach Pretoria in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 131.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pretoria bearing 125° or SE .
  • Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average annual temperature is 10 °C (18°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Pretoria. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2428.3 mm (95.6 in) less which is equivalent to 2428.3 l/m² (59.6 US gal/ft²) or 24,283,000 l/ha (2,596,014 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 1067 more hours of sunlight per year in Pretoria. In whichever way circa 2h 54' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.5° lower in Pretoria than in Freetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.3°C (25.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -6 (-12) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -15 (-28) -16 (-30) -15 (-28) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -15 (-27) -19 (-35) -21 (-37) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +132 (+5) +72 (+3) +67 (+3) +7 (+0) -164 (-6) -316 (-12) -731 (-29) -786 (-31) -464 (-18) -259 (-10) -78 (-3) +92 (+4) -2428 (-96)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +9 (+32) +8 (+26) 0 ( 0) -10 ( -32) -19 ( -63) -24 ( -77) -23 ( -74) -20 ( -67) -12 ( -39) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23)   -73 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 29' +0h 08' -0h 29' +1h 12' +2h 48' +4h 24' +6h 29' +7h 36' +5h 18' +2h 42' +2h 18' +1h 54'   +2h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 51' +1h 09' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 38' -2h 04' -1h 53' -1h 09' -0h 11' +0h 49' +1h 40' +2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.2 +3.8 -17.6 -34.3 -34.3 -34.4 -34.3 -34.3 -18.2 +4.4 +22.1 +29.6   -10.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -4 -3 -13 -19 -27 -34 -37 -42 -31 -22 -14   -21
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.9 (-12) -6.8 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -13.9 (-25) -18.8 (-34) -21.6 (-39) -22.1 (-40) -19.9 (-36) -18.8 (-34) -14.1 (-25) -11.8 (-21) -8.9 (-16) -14.3 (-26)

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