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Cork vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 4,832 km or 3,003 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 4.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 6.8° or N .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 17 °C (30.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1897.3 mm (74.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1897.3 l/m² (46.56 US gal/ft²) or 18,973,000 l/ha (2,028,340 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 770 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 2h 07' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 35.8° lower in Cork than in Freetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.8°C (28.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-33) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -21 (-37) -16 (-29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -22 (-39) -21 (-37) -20 (-35) -17 (-30) -13 (-23) -10 (-19) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -17 (-30) -20 (-36) -22 (-39) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -21 (-38) -20 (-37) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -16 (-30) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +116 (+5) +75 (+3) +82 (+3) +10 (+0) -106 (-4) -266 (-10) -664 (-26) -720 (-28) -390 (-15) -167 (-7) +28 (+1) +106 (+4) -1897 (-75)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14 (+45) +10 (+35) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) -2 ( -6) -10 ( -33) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -37) -7 ( -23) +3 (+10) +11 (+35)   -3 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 56' -5h 22' -4h 54' -2h 28' -0h 13' +1h 28' +2h 21' +2h 48' +0h 10' -3h 11' -4h 32' -5h 38'   -2h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 26' -2h 05' -0h 22' +1h 26' +3h 01' +3h 53' +3h 30' +2h 05' +0h 19' -1h 29' -3h 04' -3h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -43.1 -43 -43.1 -36.7 -20.1 -13.7 -19.6 -36.4 -43.1 -42.9 -43.1 -43.3   -35.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +16 +15 +2 -3 -6 -8 -3 -3 +6 +8 +11   +4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.2 (-33) -17.9 (-32) -17.1 (-31) -18.6 (-33) -16.9 (-30) -13.8 (-25) -11.6 (-21) -10.3 (-19) -12.7 (-23) -15.3 (-28) -18.3 (-33) -19 (-34) -15.8 (-28)

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