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Nelson vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nelson, New Zealand and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 16,327 km or 10,146 mi.
  • To reach Nelson in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 188.8° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Nelson bearing 348.4° or NNW .
  • Nelson has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average annual temperature is 14.9 °C (26.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) more in Nelson. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1950.8 mm (76.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1950.8 l/m² (47.88 US gal/ft²) or 19,508,000 l/ha (2,085,535 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.9° lower in Nelson than in Freetown.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -16 (-28) -18 (-33) -20 (-36) -20 (-35) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -15 (-27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +76 (+3) +52 (+2) +70 (+3) +46 (+2) -85 (-3) -243 (-10) -645 (-25) -695 (-27) -405 (-16) -177 (-7) -4 (0) +57 (+2) -1951 (-77)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 03' +1h 53' +0h 20' -1h 18' -2h 42' -3h 25' -3h 06' -1h 53' -0h 17' +1h 21' +2h 44' +3h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.1 -11.4 -32.9 -49.7 -49.8 -49.9 -49.9 -50 -33.9 -11.1 +7.1 +14.1   -25.9

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