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Dakar vs Bust Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Bust, Afghanistan is approximately 8,400 km or 5,220 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Bust bearing 278.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 240.6° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Bust has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Bust is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.5 °C (8.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.9 °C (35.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 297.9 mm (11.7 in) more which is equivalent to 297.9 l/m² (7.31 US gal/ft²) or 2,979,000 l/ha (318,475 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.5° higher in Dakar than in Bust.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.9°C (21.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +2 (+3) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) +-6 (-10) +0 (+1) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +6 (+10) 0 (0) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +8 (+15) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+30) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) +15 (+27) +19 (+35) +19 (+34) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -27 (-1) -29 (-1) -8 (0) -2 (0) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +35 (+1) -3 (0) -15 (-1) +298 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 02' +0h 38' +0h 07' -0h 26' -0h 55' -1h 09' -1h 03' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.8 +16.8 +16.8 +16.9 +5.8 -0.6 +5.3 +16.7 +16.7 +16.6 +16.7 +16.8   +13.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 +0 +12 +24 +36 +43 +43 +46 +46 +37 +12 -3   +24.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +8.4 (+15) +6.6 (+12) +7.2 (+13) +10.2 (+18) +10 (+18) +12.7 (+23) +16.7 (+30) +18.6 (+33) +16.3 (+29) +13.6 (+24) +11.9 (+21)

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