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Dakar vs Anchorage, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Anchorage, Alaska, Usa is approximately 10,597 km or 6,585 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Anchorage, Alaska bearing 45.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 159.1° or SSE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Anchorage, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Anchorage, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 22.1 °C (39.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.7 °C (31.9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 8.8 mm (0.3 in) more which is equivalent to 8.8 l/m² (0.22 US gal/ft²) or 88,000 l/ha (9,408 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1059 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 43° higher in Dakar than in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.3°C (38.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +28 (+51) +24 (+44) +19 (+34) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +25 (+46) +32 (+57) +32 (+58) +22 (+39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+55) +28 (+51) +25 (+44) +19 (+35) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +26 (+46) +32 (+58) +32 (+58) +22 (+40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +28 (+51) +25 (+44) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +15 (+28) +19 (+34) +26 (+46) +32 (+58) +32 (+58) +23 (+41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -18 (-1) -19 (-1) -18 (-1) -17 (-1) -18 (-1) -19 (-1) +17 (+1) +103 (+4) +66 (+3) -15 (-1) -27 (-1) -28 (-1) +9 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -6.5 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -4.5 ( -15) -4.5 ( -15) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16) -7.5 ( -25) -7.5 ( -24)   -57 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 30' +4h 36' +2h 58' +1h 38' +0h 58' -1h 02' -0h 52' +0h 32' +3h 00' +5h 05' +6h 14' +6h 13'   +2h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 06' +2h 58' +0h 31' -2h 00' -4h 24' -5h 53' -5h 11' -2h 58' -0h 27' +2h 05' +4h 28' +5h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +46.1 +46.1 +46.2 +46.3 +35.2 +29 +34.9 +46.4 +46.5 +46.3 +46.2 +46.2   +43
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -6 +5 +15 +20 +13 +9 +11 +10 +5 -13 -25   +2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +24.5 (+44) +25 (+45) +23.5 (+42) +21.1 (+38) +18.7 (+34) +16 (+29) +14.3 (+26) +15.9 (+29) +19.3 (+35) +25.1 (+45) +27.4 (+49) +24.7 (+44) +21.3 (+38)

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