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Dakar vs Atlanta, Georgia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Atlanta, Georgia, Usa is approximately 6,987 km or 4,342 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Atlanta, Georgia bearing 89.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 120.6° or ESE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Atlanta, Georgia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Atlanta, Georgia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8 °C (14.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 876.8 mm (34.5 in) less which is equivalent to 876.8 l/m² (21.52 US gal/ft²) or 8,768,000 l/ha (937,357 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 388 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 15.6° higher in Dakar than in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) +0 (-1) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +10 (+18) +14 (+26) +17 (+30) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +10 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -118 (-5) -121 (-5) -147 (-6) -108 (-4) -108 (-4) -80 (-3) -67 (-3) +72 (+3) +47 (+2) -40 (-2) -97 (-4) -110 (-4) -877 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10.5 ( -34) -10.5 ( -37) -12 ( -39) -9.5 ( -32) -8.5 ( -27) -8 ( -27) -3 ( -10) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) -2 ( -6) -7.5 ( -25) -10.5 ( -34)   -71 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 27' +3h 09' +3h 25' +1h 42' +0h 46' -1h 16' -1h 34' -2h 32' -0h 20' +0h 56' +2h 30' +2h 40'   +1h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 11' +0h 44' +0h 08' -0h 30' -1h 03' -1h 20' -1h 12' -0h 44' -0h 07' +0h 31' +1h 04' +1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.8 +18.8 +18.8 +18.8 +7.8 +1.5 +7.4 +18.9 +18.9 +18.8 +18.8 +18.9   +15.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 +2 +9 +18 +20 +17 +14 +19 +20 +20 +8 -9   +10.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.1 (+24) +13.4 (+24) +10.8 (+19) +9.4 (+17) +7.3 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6.5 (+12) +9.1 (+16) +14.6 (+26) +15.5 (+28) +13.2 (+24) +10.3 (+19)

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