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Dakar vs Antananarivo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Antananarivo, Madagascar is approximately 8,031 km or 4,991 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Antananarivo bearing 293° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 295.7° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Antananarivo has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Antananarivo is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.4 °C (11.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1043.4 mm (41.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1043.4 l/m² (25.61 US gal/ft²) or 10,434,000 l/ha (1,115,464 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 361 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 59' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° higher in Dakar than in Antananarivo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-3) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +6 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +11 (+21) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +6 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +15 (+28) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -272 (-11) -278 (-11) -204 (-8) -64 (-3) -22 (-1) +3 (+0) +50 (+2) +154 (+6) +124 (+5) -39 (-2) -187 (-7) -310 (-12) -1043 (-41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21.5 ( -69) -17.5 ( -62) -19 ( -61) -9.5 ( -32) -8.5 ( -27) -8 ( -27) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) -2 ( -6) -13.5 ( -45) -19.5 ( -63)   -107 ( -29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 27' +1h 22' +3h 29' +2h 14' +2h 09' +1h 30' +0h 23' -1h 13' -1h 02' -0h 34' +1h 02' +1h 05'   +0h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 45' -1h 06' -0h 12' +0h 45' +1h 34' +1h 58' +1h 47' +1h 06' +0h 10' -0h 47' -1h 35' -1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.8 -16.5 +4.6 +27.9 +33.4 +33.5 +33.4 +28.1 +5.3 -16.9 -31.4 -33.5   +3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -21 -20 -13 -8 -10 -7 -1 +2 +1 -14 -29   -12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.7 (-10) -4.4 (-8) -3.4 (-6) -0.6 (-1) +4.3 (+8) +8.9 (+16) +11.5 (+21) +12.4 (+22) +10.7 (+19) +8.4 (+15) +2.8 (+5) -3.7 (-7) +3.4 (+6)

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