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Dakar vs Baghdad Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Baghdad, Iraq is approximately 6,505 km or 4,042 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Baghdad bearing 267.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 239.8° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Baghdad has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Baghdad is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.5 °C (2.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18 °C (32.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 256.9 mm (10.1 in) more which is equivalent to 256.9 l/m² (6.3 US gal/ft²) or 2,569,000 l/ha (274,643 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • There are 193 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 31' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.1° higher in Dakar than in Baghdad.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) +-4 (-7) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +-3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +6 (+10) -1 (-1) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -4 (-6) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -27 (-1) -28 (-1) -17 (-1) -6 (0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +34 (+1) -20 (-1) -26 (-1) +257 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4.5 ( -15) -4.5 ( -16) -6 ( -19) -3.5 ( -12) -1.5 ( -5) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +4 (+13) -4.5 ( -15) -5.5 ( -18)   +13 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 50' +1h 24' +1h 48' +1h 34' -0h 03' -3h 02' -3h 52' -4h 56' -3h 16' -0h 36' +1h 24' +1h 32'   -0h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 09' +0h 43' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 01' -1h 18' -1h 10' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.5 +18.5 +18.5 +18.5 +7.5 +1.1 +7 +18.4 +18.4 +18.3 +18.3 +18.4   +15.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -1 +10 +24 +40 +48 +49 +53 +49 +38 +7 -19   +23.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.6 (+12) +7.7 (+14) +7.7 (+14) +6.2 (+11) +8.4 (+15) +12.9 (+23) +12.5 (+23) +13 (+23) +13.4 (+24) +13.4 (+24) +9.3 (+17) +6.7 (+12) +9.8 (+18)

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