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Dakar vs Biskra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Biskra, Algeria is approximately 3,221 km or 2,002 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Biskra bearing 232° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 222° or SW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Biskra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Biskra is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.9 °C (26.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 278.3 mm (11 in) more which is equivalent to 278.3 l/m² (6.83 US gal/ft²) or 2,783,000 l/ha (297,521 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 291 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 47' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.7° higher in Dakar than in Biskra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.6°C (13.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -8 (0) -12 (0) -10 (0) -12 (0) +4 (+0) +59 (+2) +159 (+6) +111 (+4) +21 (+1) -18 (-1) -7 (0) +278 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1.5 ( -5) -1.5 ( -5) -2 ( -6) -1.5 ( -5) -0.5 ( -2) +1 (+3) +9 (+29) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +2 (+6) -1.5 ( -5) -1.5 ( -5)   +27 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 46' +0h 38' +0h 54' +0h 12' -1h 05' -2h 24' -4h 27' -4h 13' -1h 36' -0h 27' +1h 28' +0h 50'   -0h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 17' +0h 47' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 08' -1h 26' -1h 18' -0h 47' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 09' +1h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20 +20 +20 +20.1 +9 +2.7 +8.5 +20 +20 +19.9 +19.9 +20   +16.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +10 +17 +25 +32 +27 +35 +38 +27 +18 +2 -8   +18.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +9.4 (+17) +8.9 (+16) +8.5 (+15) +7.7 (+14) +4.3 (+8) +5.7 (+10) +6.5 (+12) +6 (+11) +8.9 (+16) +9.6 (+17) +8.1 (+15) +7.6 (+14)

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