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Dakar vs Bogota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Bogota, Colombia is approximately 6,292 km or 3,910 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Bogota bearing 75.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 85.9° or E .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Bogota has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Bogota is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11 °C (19.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 411.1 mm (16.2 in) less which is equivalent to 411.1 l/m² (10.09 US gal/ft²) or 4,111,000 l/ha (439,493 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1341 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 40' more per day or about 1 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Dakar than in Bogota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.7°C (13.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +9 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +14 (+26) +14 (+26) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +16 (+30) +15 (+28) +14 (+25) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -42 (-2) -66 (-3) -111 (-4) -93 (-4) -47 (-2) +20 (+1) +116 (+5) +61 (+2) -78 (-3) -87 (-3) -54 (-2) -411 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -7.5 ( -27) -10 ( -32) -15.5 ( -52) -16.5 ( -53) -16 ( -53) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -12 ( -39) -16.5 ( -55) -9.5 ( -31)   -117 ( -32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 36' +2h 41' +4h 52' +6h 22' +6h 00' +3h 40' +2h 23' +1h 44' +2h 52' +4h 19' +3h 26' +3h 03'   +3h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 28' +0h 35' +0h 32' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10 -9.9 -9.8 +4.5 +10 +10 +9.9 +4.5 -9.7 -9.8 -10 -10.1   -2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -16 -14 -13 -11 -12 -8 -3 -2 -8 -22 -27   -13.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.6 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +4.1 (+7) +4.7 (+8) +6.6 (+12) +9.6 (+17) +12.3 (+22) +13.3 (+24) +13 (+23) +11.7 (+21) +7.3 (+13) +3.8 (+7) +7.7 (+14)

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