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Dakar vs Georgetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Georgetown, Ascension Island is approximately 2,541 km or 1,579 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Georgetown bearing 352.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 352.1° or N .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Georgetown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 270.9 mm (10.7 in) more which is equivalent to 270.9 l/m² (6.65 US gal/ft²) or 2,709,000 l/ha (289,610 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 392 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 04' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° lower in Dakar than in Georgetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -9 (0) -18 (-1) -33 (-1) -15 (-1) -5 (0) +49 (+2) +154 (+6) +126 (+5) +30 (+1) -3 (0) -4 (0) +271 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1.5 ( -5) -1.5 ( -5) -3 ( -10) -3.5 ( -12) -2.5 ( -8) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +12 (+39) +11 (+37) +2 (+6) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2)   +17 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 38' +0h 42' +0h 50' +1h 12' +1h 05' -0h 06' -0h 21' -0h 30' +1h 46' +3h 00' +3h 12' +1h 25'   +1h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 18' +1h 11' +0h 44' +0h 06' -0h 31' -1h 03' -1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.5 -21.2 -6.1 +17.1 +22.6 +22.6 +22.5 +17.2 -5.5 -21 -22.4 -22.7   -1.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -9 -6 -2 +2 +1 +4 +7 +6 +3 -8 -17   -2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.5 (-15) -7.9 (-14) -7.1 (-13) -5.7 (-10) -3.4 (-6) +0.3 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +4 (+7) +3.3 (+6) +2.6 (+5) -1 (-2) -6.8 (-12) -2.3 (-4)

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