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Dakar vs Alto Tapajos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Alto Tapajos, Brazil is approximately 5,047 km or 3,136 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Alto Tapajos bearing 60.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 63.6° or ENE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Alto Tapajos has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Alto Tapajos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.6 °C (1.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2328.1 mm (91.7 in) less which is equivalent to 2328.1 l/m² (57.14 US gal/ft²) or 23,281,000 l/ha (2,488,893 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • There are 1056 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 54' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Dakar than in Alto Tapajos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) +-3 (-5) +-2 (-4) +-3 (-5) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -396 (-16) -415 (-16) -379 (-15) -302 (-12) -111 (-4) -10 (0) +39 (+2) +114 (+4) -10 (0) -210 (-8) -314 (-12) -335 (-13) -2328 (-92)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -25.5 ( -82) -23.5 ( -83) -25 ( -81) -22.5 ( -75) -13.5 ( -44) -2 ( -7) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) -2 ( -7) -14 ( -45) -21.5 ( -72) -23.5 ( -76)   -157 ( -43)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 32' +5h 24' +6h 11' +5h 46' +3h 11' +0h 18' -1h 21' -1h 56' +1h 30' +3h 00' +4h 16' +4h 01'   +2h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 08' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 29' +1h 00' +1h 16' +1h 09' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 01' -1h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.9 -20.8 -6.6 +16.5 +22 +22.1 +21.9 +16.5 -6.1 -20.6 -21.8 -22.1   -1.7

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