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Dakar vs Alice Springs Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Alice Springs, Australia is approximately 16,855 km or 10,474 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Alice Springs bearing 256.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 293° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Alice Springs has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Alice Springs is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.7 °C (19.3°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 111.1 mm (4.4 in) more which is equivalent to 111.1 l/m² (2.73 US gal/ft²) or 1,111,000 l/ha (118,773 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° higher in Dakar than in Alice Springs.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) +-3 (-5) +3 (+6) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) +-1 (-2) +-5 (-8) -9 (-15) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +14 (+24) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +4 (+8) +0 (+0) -4 (-8) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +18 (+33) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) 0 (0) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -36 (-1) -52 (-2) -16 (-1) -17 (-1) -4 (0) +44 (+2) +153 (+6) +123 (+5) +18 (+1) -26 (-1) -36 (-1) +111 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 03' -1h 17' -0h 14' +0h 53' +1h 49' +2h 17' +2h 05' +1h 17' +0h 12' -0h 55' -1h 51' -2h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30 -11.8 +9.5 +32.8 +38.3 +38.5 +38.4 +33.2 +10.4 -12.1 -29.8 -37.6   +6.6

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