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Dakar vs Aswan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Aswan, Egypt is approximately 5,351 km or 3,325 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Aswan bearing 268.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 250.8° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Aswan has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Aswan is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.6 °C (2.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.8 °C (21.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 411.9 mm (16.2 in) more which is equivalent to 411.9 l/m² (10.11 US gal/ft²) or 4,119,000 l/ha (440,348 US gal/ac) more. About 412 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.9° higher in Dakar than in Aswan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 39.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.3°C (24°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) +-2 (-4) +2 (+4) -7 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +4 (+6) -1 (-1) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +10 (+0) +61 (+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 ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +5 (+16) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2)   +46 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 32' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 28' -0h 35' -0h 32' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 28' +0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.2 +9.2 +9.2 +9.3 -1.8 -8 -2.1 +9.1 +9.2 +9.1 +9.1 +9.2   +5.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +28 +39 +48 +53 +53 +53 +54 +53 +45 +25 +10   +39.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.8 (+18) +12.3 (+22) +13.3 (+24) +13.7 (+25) +13.8 (+25) +15.6 (+28) +15.8 (+28) +14.8 (+27) +15.2 (+27) +14.5 (+26) +12.1 (+22) +9.2 (+17) +13.3 (+24)

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