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Dakar vs Arica Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Arica, Chile is approximately 6,858 km or 4,262 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Arica bearing 61.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 59.2° or ENE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Arica has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Arica is in or near the warm temperate desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 412.3 mm (16.2 in) more which is equivalent to 412.3 l/m² (10.12 US gal/ft²) or 4,123,000 l/ha (440,776 US gal/ac) more. About 687 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1284 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 30' more per day or about 1 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Dakar than in Arica.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +37 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +412 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +14.5 (+47) +13 (+43) +5 (+16) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0)   +45.5 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 44' +2h 43' +3h 21' +2h 48' +5h 00' +5h 04' +4h 21' +3h 52' +5h 46' +3h 23' +2h 24' +1h 42'   +3h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 44' -1h 05' -0h 12' +0h 45' +1h 32' +1h 56' +1h 45' +1h 05' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 33' -1h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.6 -16.8 +4.3 +27.5 +33 +33.1 +32.9 +27.5 +4.8 -17.4 -31.2 -33.1   +2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -11 -10 -7 -6 -8 -7 -3 -2 -3 -11 -19   -8.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.9 (-9) -3.9 (-7) -2.7 (-5) +0.4 (+1) +3.9 (+7) +7.5 (+14) +10 (+18) +10.8 (+19) +9.9 (+18) +8.5 (+15) +4 (+7) -2.1 (-4) +3.5 (+6)

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