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Dakar vs Base Orcadas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Base Orcadas, Antarctica is approximately 8,734 km or 5,427 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Base Orcadas bearing 26.8° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 13.2° or NNE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Base Orcadas has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 28.1 °C (50.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 249.3 mm (9.8 in) less which is equivalent to 249.3 l/m² (6.12 US gal/ft²) or 2,493,000 l/ha (266,518 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.2° higher in Dakar than in Base Orcadas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +29 (+51) +34 (+60) +35 (+64) +35 (+63) +32 (+58) +30 (+54) +28 (+50) +25 (+44) +28 (+51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +24 (+43) +29 (+51) +34 (+62) +37 (+66) +36 (+65) +33 (+59) +30 (+54) +27 (+49) +23 (+42) +28 (+50)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +29 (+51) +35 (+64) +39 (+70) +38 (+68) +33 (+60) +30 (+54) +26 (+48) +22 (+39) +27 (+49)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -73 (-3) -73 (-3) -73 (-3) -62 (-2) -42 (-2) +16 (+1) +113 (+4) +86 (+3) -11 (0) -44 (-2) -46 (-2) -249 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 30' -3h 51' -0h 41' +2h 38' +5h 40' +7h 26' +6h 37' +3h 52' +0h 35' -2h 43' -5h 45' -7h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.2 +24.9 +46.6 +69.9 +75.3 +75.3 +75.1 +69.9 +47.1 +24.2 +5.9 -0.9   +43.2

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