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Bern vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Bern, Switzerland and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 4,689 km or 2,914 mi.
  • To reach Bern in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 21.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Bern bearing 31.4° or NNE .
  • Bern has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.8 °C (33.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.4 °C (29.5°F) more in Bern. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1959.3 mm (77.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1959.3 l/m² (48.09 US gal/ft²) or 19,593,000 l/ha (2,094,622 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 431 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Bern. In whichever way circa 1h 11' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.8° lower in Bern than in Freetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.6°C (33.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -22 (-39) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -10 (-18) -17 (-30) -23 (-42) -27 (-48) -17 (-30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-51) -28 (-50) -23 (-42) -20 (-35) -15 (-28) -11 (-21) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -19 (-34) -24 (-43) -28 (-50) -19 (-34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -23 (-42) -21 (-37) -16 (-30) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -13 (-24) -18 (-33) -23 (-41) -26 (-47) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +58 (+2) +50 (+2) +47 (+2) +21 (+1) -84 (-3) -200 (-8) -615 (-24) -675 (-27) -383 (-15) -196 (-8) -20 (-1) +38 (+2) -1959 (-77)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +10 (+35) +8 (+26) +8 (+27) +1 (+3) -6 ( -20) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -32) -11 ( -37) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) +5 (+16)   -2 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 00' -4h 44' -3h 25' -1h 44' +0h 01' +2h 42' +5h 05' +4h 58' +1h 38' -2h 29' -4h 44' -5h 42'   -1h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 46' -1h 42' -0h 18' +1h 10' +2h 26' +3h 06' +2h 48' +1h 42' +0h 16' -1h 12' -2h 28' -3h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -38.2 -38.1 -38.1 -31.7 -15.1 -8.7 -14.6 -31.4 -38.1 -38 -38.1 -38.3   -30.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +8 +7 -8 -9 -13 -16 -11 -8 +1 +5 +9   -2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.1 (-45) -24.8 (-45) -20.9 (-38) -20.5 (-37) -16.6 (-30) -13.7 (-25) -11.3 (-20) -10.9 (-20) -13.6 (-24) -18.6 (-33) -22.3 (-40) -25 (-45) -18.6 (-33)

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