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Dakar vs Atbara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Atbara, Sudan is approximately 5,489 km or 3,411 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Atbara bearing 274.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 259.1° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Atbara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.6 °C (10°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 353 mm (13.9 in) more which is equivalent to 353 l/m² (8.66 US gal/ft²) or 3,530,000 l/ha (377,380 US gal/ac) more. About 6 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° higher in Dakar than in Atbara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.9°C (14.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-3) 0 (0) -6 (-10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -3 (0) +9 (+0) +41 (+2) +138 (+5) +128 (+5) +35 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +353 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 11' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3 +3 +3 +3 -3 -3 -2.8 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9   +1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +32 +41 +47 +50 +47 +39 +39 +45 +43 +26 +14   +36.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.3 (+10) +8.8 (+16) +9.8 (+18) +9.7 (+17) +9.2 (+17) +9.4 (+17) +6.8 (+12) +6.3 (+11) +8 (+14) +9.7 (+17) +7.3 (+13) +4.7 (+8) +7.9 (+14)

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