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Dakar vs Amherst, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Amherst, Ma, Usa is approximately 6,087 km or 3,783 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Amherst, Ma bearing 102.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 131.4° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15 °C (27.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.3 °C (36.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 666.6 mm (26.2 in) less which is equivalent to 666.6 l/m² (16.36 US gal/ft²) or 6,666,000 l/ha (712,640 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.9° higher in Dakar than in Amherst, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +22 (+39) +16 (+30) +9 (+17) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +18 (+32) +23 (+42) +11 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +24 (+43) +19 (+34) +13 (+24) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +6 (+12) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +21 (+37) +25 (+46) +15 (+27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +27 (+48) +21 (+38) +17 (+30) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +15 (+26) +20 (+37) +24 (+42) +27 (+49) +19 (+34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -79 (-3) -73 (-3) -82 (-3) -92 (-4) -98 (-4) -87 (-3) -35 (-1) +71 (+3) +47 (+2) -50 (-2) -96 (-4) -94 (-4) -667 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 54' +1h 10' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 41' -2h 08' -1h 56' -1h 10' -0h 11' +0h 50' +1h 42' +2h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +27.1 +27.1 +27.1 +27.2 +16.1 +9.9 +15.8 +27.2 +27.3 +27.1 +27.2 +27.2   +23.9

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