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Dakar vs Bitam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Bitam, Gabon is approximately 3,478 km or 2,161 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Bitam bearing 295.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 291.1° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Bitam has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Bitam is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.1 °C (0.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1193.3 mm (47 in) less which is equivalent to 1193.3 l/m² (29.29 US gal/ft²) or 11,933,000 l/ha (1,275,717 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Dakar than in Bitam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.6°C (6.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -5 (-10) -4 (-6) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +0 (+0) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -72 (-3) -175 (-7) -119 (-5) -206 (-8) -122 (-5) +13 (+0) +101 (+4) -94 (-4) -245 (-10) -174 (-7) -59 (-2) -1193 (-47)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 39' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 35' +0h 44' +0h 40' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.6 -12.4 -12 +7 +12.5 +12.6 +12.5 +7.2 -12 -12.4 -12.6 -12.7   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -18 -16 -14 -12 -14 -14 -9 -7 -11 -22 -31   -16.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.9 (-16) -8.2 (-15) -7.6 (-14) -6.6 (-12) -4.4 (-8) -1.3 (-2) +1.1 (+2) +2.4 (+4) +1.4 (+3) +0.3 (+1) -3.3 (-6) -8.1 (-15) -3.6 (-6)

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