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Dakar vs Base Esperanza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Base Esperanza, Antarctica is approximately 9,325 km or 5,795 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Base Esperanza bearing 38.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 16.6° or NNE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 30.1 °C (54.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.9 °C (8.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 313.5 mm (12.3 in) less which is equivalent to 313.5 l/m² (7.69 US gal/ft²) or 3,135,000 l/ha (335,152 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 45.9° higher in Dakar than in Base Esperanza.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +22 (+39) +24 (+43) +29 (+52) +33 (+59) +37 (+66) +38 (+69) +38 (+68) +34 (+61) +31 (+55) +28 (+50) +23 (+42) +30 (+53)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +23 (+42) +29 (+52) +33 (+60) +38 (+69) +40 (+72) +40 (+71) +35 (+63) +31 (+57) +28 (+50) +22 (+40) +30 (+54)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -64 (-3) -76 (-3) -59 (-2) -53 (-2) -37 (-1) +6 (+0) +93 (+4) +72 (+3) -19 (-1) -64 (-3) -59 (-2) -314 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 26' -4h 18' -0h 45' +2h 55' +6h 24' +8h 37' +7h 34' +4h 19' +0h 39' -3h 01' -6h 30' -8h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8.9 +27.6 +49.3 +72.5 +77.9 +77.9 +77.8 +72.5 +49.7 +26.8 +8.6 +1.8   +45.9

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