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Dakar vs Algiers Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Algiers, Algeria is approximately 3,193 km or 1,984 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Algiers bearing 225.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 216.2° or SW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Algiers has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Algiers is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6 °C (10.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 278.1 mm (10.9 in) less which is equivalent to 278.1 l/m² (6.83 US gal/ft²) or 2,781,000 l/ha (297,307 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 204 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 34' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.6° higher in Dakar than in Algiers.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (5.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +0 (0) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -114 (-4) -75 (-3) -57 (-2) -65 (-3) -35 (-1) -4 (0) +59 (+2) +161 (+6) +107 (+4) -47 (-2) -92 (-4) -117 (-5) -278 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -12.5 ( -44) -14 ( -45) -9.5 ( -32) -8.5 ( -27) -3 ( -10) +6 (+19) +12 (+39) +5 (+17) -6 ( -19) -13.5 ( -45) -14.5 ( -47)   -73 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 13' +2h 47' +3h 13' +1h 30' -0h 40' -2h 02' -3h 56' -3h 48' -0h 38' +0h 48' +3h 00' +3h 25'   +0h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 26' +0h 53' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 16' -1h 36' -1h 27' -0h 53' -0h 08' +0h 38' +1h 17' +1h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.9 +21.9 +21.9 +22 +10.9 +4.6 +10.4 +21.9 +21.9 +21.8 +21.8 +21.9   +18.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -20 -14 -10 -5 -5 -2 +4 +0 -8 -19 -29   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.6 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +3.7 (+7) +2.6 (+5) +2.7 (+5) +2.7 (+5) +2.5 (+5) +2.4 (+4) +2.9 (+5) +5.1 (+9) +5.3 (+10) +2.8 (+5) +3.3 (+6)

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