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Dakar vs Addis Ababa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is approximately 6,146 km or 3,819 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Addis Ababa bearing 281.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 269.2° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.4 °C (15.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 676.1 mm (26.6 in) less which is equivalent to 676.1 l/m² (16.59 US gal/ft²) or 6,761,000 l/ha (722,796 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 612 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 40' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Dakar than in Addis Ababa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -18 (-1) -31 (-1) -80 (-3) -96 (-4) -55 (-2) -102 (-4) -185 (-7) -104 (-4) +17 (+1) -3 (0) -8 (0) -13 (0) -676 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3.5 ( -11) -4.5 ( -16) -10 ( -32) -12.5 ( -42) -8.5 ( -27) -17 ( -57) -19 ( -61) -13 ( -42) -10 ( -33) 0 ( 0) -1.5 ( -5) -1.5 ( -5)   -101 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 03' +1h 29' +2h 27' +4h 00' +2h 00' +2h 46' +4h 32' +3h 23' +1h 52' +0h 05' -0h 30' -1h 54'   +1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 16' +0h 20' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 16' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.7 -5.6 -5.6 +0.1 +5.6 +5.8 +5.7 +0.4 -5.7 -5.7 -5.8 -5.8   -1.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +11 +9 +8 +18 +5 -11 -5 +1 +15 +8 -2   +5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.9 (+12) +7.6 (+14) +5.6 (+10) +5.7 (+10) +9.2 (+17) +10.2 (+18) +9.8 (+18) +11.1 (+20) +11.3 (+20) +14.9 (+27) +12.4 (+22) +7.3 (+13) +9.3 (+17)

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