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Dakar vs Basra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Basra, Iraq is approximately 6,836 km or 4,248 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Basra bearing 270.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 242.9° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0 °C (0.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 251.9 mm (9.9 in) more which is equivalent to 251.9 l/m² (6.18 US gal/ft²) or 2,519,000 l/ha (269,298 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/9 as much.
  • There are 268 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 43' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.5° higher in Dakar than in Basra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +0 (0) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) +-5 (-9) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-6) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -26 (-1) -16 (-1) -24 (-1) -22 (-1) -6 (0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +36 (+1) -27 (-1) -34 (-1) +252 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5.5 ( -18) -4.5 ( -16) -5 ( -16) -3.5 ( -12) -0.5 ( -2) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +5 (+16) -3.5 ( -12) -5.5 ( -18)   +16 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 48' +0h 42' +1h 13' +1h 38' -0h 15' -2h 42' -3h 03' -4h 15' -2h 56' -1h 11' +0h 52' +0h 29'   -0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 58' +0h 36' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 51' -1h 05' -0h 59' -0h 36' -0h 05' +0h 25' +0h 52' +1h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.8 +15.8 +15.8 +15.9 +4.8 -1.6 +4.3 +15.7 +15.7 +15.6 +15.7 +15.8   +12.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -26 -14 -2 +9 +17 +20 +22 +27 +29 +17 -8 -28   +5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.3 (+4) +2.5 (+5) +1.4 (+3) -0.6 (-1) -2.2 (-4) -0.5 (-1) +0 (+0) +1.7 (+3) +4.6 (+8) +4.8 (+9) +3.8 (+7) +2 (+4) +1.7 (+3)

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