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Dakar vs Balikpapan, Borneo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Balikpapan, Borneo, Indonesia is approximately 14,790 km or 9,191 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Balikpapan, Borneo bearing 289.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 257.6° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Balikpapan, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Balikpapan, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.4 °C (4.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2126.1 mm (83.7 in) less which is equivalent to 2126.1 l/m² (52.18 US gal/ft²) or 21,261,000 l/ha (2,272,942 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Dakar than in Balikpapan, Borneo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -185 (-7) -171 (-7) -249 (-10) -196 (-8) -222 (-9) -255 (-10) -184 (-7) -65 (-3) -87 (-3) -103 (-4) -176 (-7) -235 (-9) -2126 (-84)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -14.5 ( -51) -18 ( -58) -16.5 ( -55) -16.5 ( -53) -15 ( -50) -8 ( -26) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -10 ( -32) -13.5 ( -45) -18.5 ( -60)   -146 ( -40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 49' -0h 31' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 44' +0h 55' +0h 50' +0h 31' +0h 04' -0h 22' -0h 44' -0h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.8 -15.5 -12.2 +10.3 +15.8 +16 +15.9 +10.6 -11.6 -15.7 -16 -16   -2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -12 -9 -7 -6 -6 -4 +3 +5 +1 -12 -18   -7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.4 (-19) -7.7 (-14) -7.8 (-14) -6.9 (-12) -5.2 (-9) -2.3 (-4) +0.6 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +1.1 (+2) +0.2 (+0) -3.8 (-7) -8 (-14) -4 (-7)

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