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Dakar vs Arequipa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Arequipa, Peru is approximately 6,868 km or 4,268 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Arequipa bearing 62.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 61.9° or ENE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Arequipa has a mid-latitude cool desert climate (BWk).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Arequipa is in or near the cool temperate desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.7 °C (17.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 316.4 mm (12.5 in) more which is equivalent to 316.4 l/m² (7.77 US gal/ft²) or 3,164,000 l/ha (338,253 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° higher in Dakar than in Arequipa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +10 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +16 (+30) +12 (+22) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -39 (-2) -21 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +164 (+6) +134 (+5) +37 (+1) 0 (0) -4 (0) +316 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 37' -1h 00' -0h 11' +0h 42' +1h 26' +1h 48' +1h 38' +1h 01' +0h 09' -0h 43' -1h 27' -1h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.3 -18.6 +2.3 +25.5 +31 +31.1 +30.8 +25.5 +2.8 -19.1 -29.9 -31.1   +1.6

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