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Ouagadougou vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 1,343 km or 835 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 71° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 73.1° or ENE .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2048.3 mm (80.6 in) less which is equivalent to 2048.3 l/m² (50.27 US gal/ft²) or 20,483,000 l/ha (2,189,769 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 844 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 2h 18' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Ouagadougou than in Freetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 42.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.9°C (21.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+6) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) 5 (+10) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) +1 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -2 (0) +1 (+0) -31 (-1) -94 (-4) -201 (-8) -531 (-21) -511 (-20) -340 (-13) -233 (-9) -87 (-3) -16 (-1) -2048 (-81)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -37) -14 ( -45) -10 ( -32) -13 ( -43) -15 ( -48) -10 ( -33) -4 ( -13)   -87 ( -24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 07' +1h 01' +0h 52' +0h 50' +2h 00' +3h 14' +4h 25' +3h 25' +3h 06' +3h 03' +2h 42' +1h 50'   +2h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 11' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13' +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 +2.8 +3.7 +3.7 +3.7 +2.7 -3.6 -3.6 -3.7 -3.8   -1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -54 -53 -52 -51 -41 -36 -26 -19 -29 -40 -52 -55   -42.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.5 (-41) -19.4 (-35) -16.8 (-30) -12.9 (-23) -8 (-14) -6.6 (-12) -4.2 (-8) -3.5 (-6) -5.4 (-10) -8.7 (-16) -14.6 (-26) -20 (-36) -11.9 (-21)

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