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Dakar vs Arauca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Arauca, Colombia is approximately 5,862 km or 3,643 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Arauca bearing 76.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 87.7° or E .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Arauca has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Arauca is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.5 °C (4.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1191.1 mm (46.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1191.1 l/m² (29.23 US gal/ft²) or 11,911,000 l/ha (1,273,365 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Dakar than in Arauca.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -4 (-8) +-1 (-2) +0 (+0) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-3) +-2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -2 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+3) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -8 (0) -29 (-1) -121 (-5) -198 (-8) -278 (-11) -210 (-8) -57 (-2) -43 (-2) -124 (-5) -90 (-4) -27 (-1) -1191 (-47)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27' +0h 24' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.7 -7.6 -7.6 +2.1 +7.6 +7.7 +7.5 +2.2 -7.5 -7.5 -7.6 -7.7   -2.3

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