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Dakar vs Amsterdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Amsterdam, Netherlands is approximately 4,616 km or 2,869 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Amsterdam bearing 214.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 200.9° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Amsterdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Amsterdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 14.7 °C (26.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.5 °C (17.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 353.1 mm (13.9 in) less which is equivalent to 353.1 l/m² (8.67 US gal/ft²) or 3,531,000 l/ha (377,487 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1483 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 04' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34° higher in Dakar than in Amsterdam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.7°C (21.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +22 (+40) +14 (+25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +17 (+30) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +15 (+26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +15 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -66 (-3) -52 (-2) -44 (-2) -49 (-2) -51 (-2) -48 (-2) -17 (-1) +78 (+3) +62 (+2) -35 (-1) -69 (-3) -64 (-3) -353 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21.5 ( -69) -18.5 ( -65) -16 ( -52) -15.5 ( -52) -13.5 ( -44) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -15 ( -48) -20.5 ( -68) -20.5 ( -66)   -170 ( -47)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 13' +6h 11' +5h 38' +4h 40' +2h 48' +1h 10' +0h 58' +0h 30' +2h 26' +4h 56' +6h 50' +6h 29'   +4h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 09' +1h 54' +0h 20' -1h 18' -2h 46' -3h 33' -3h 12' -1h 54' -0h 17' +1h 21' +2h 48' +3h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +37.2 +37.2 +37.3 +37.4 +26.3 +20 +25.8 +37.2 +37.3 +37.1 +37.2 +37.3   +34
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -31 -23 -13 -3 +3 +2 -1 +1 -2 -9 -26 -36   -11.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.1 (+22) +13.4 (+24) +12.1 (+22) +11.8 (+21) +10.2 (+18) +10 (+18) +9.4 (+17) +9.9 (+18) +11.7 (+21) +14.1 (+25) +13.9 (+25) +11.9 (+21) +11.7 (+21)

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