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Huambo vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Huambo, Angola and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 3,987 km or 2,478 mi.
  • To reach Huambo in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 126.3° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Huambo bearing 125.2° or SE .
  • Huambo has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.3 °C (14.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) more in Huambo. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1546.3 mm (60.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1546.3 l/m² (37.95 US gal/ft²) or 15,463,000 l/ha (1,653,097 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 214 more hours of sunlight per year in Huambo. In whichever way circa 0h 33' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Huambo than in Freetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (32.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-3) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -9 (-15) -9 (-15) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -11 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +217 (+9) +175 (+7) +227 (+9) +99 (+4) -163 (-6) -323 (-13) -734 (-29) -790 (-31) -465 (-18) -147 (-6) +140 (+5) +218 (+9) -1546 (-61)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +16 (+57) +20 (+65) +9 (+30) -10 ( -32) -19.5 ( -65) -24.5 ( -79) -23.5 ( -76) -19 ( -63) -3 ( -10) +10 (+33) +16 (+52)   -9.5 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 40' -3h 21' -3h 38' -1h 18' +2h 48' +5h 28' +7h 11' +6h 52' +3h 12' -1h 00' -2h 34' -3h 13'   +0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 06' +0h 41' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 13' -1h 07' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 59' +1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21 +15.3 -4.7 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -21.4 -5.3 +15.5 +20.9 +21.4   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -11 -19 -10 -25 -45 -60 -66 -67 -64 -40 -23 -17   -37.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10 (-18) -12.4 (-22) -10.6 (-19) -14.1 (-25) -22 (-40) -27.9 (-50) -28.9 (-52) -28.3 (-51) -24.2 (-44) -16.4 (-30) -13 (-23) -11.5 (-21) -18.3 (-33)

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