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Dakar vs Calgary, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Calgary, Alberta, Canada is approximately 9,184 km or 5,707 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Calgary, Alberta bearing 75.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 141° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Calgary, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Calgary, Alberta is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 20.4 °C (36.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.5 °C (35.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 14.2 mm (0.6 in) more which is equivalent to 14.2 l/m² (0.35 US gal/ft²) or 142,000 l/ha (15,181 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 895 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 28' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33° higher in Dakar than in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.3°C (38.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+51) +26 (+46) +22 (+39) +14 (+26) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +26 (+47) +29 (+53) +17 (+31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+55) +27 (+49) +24 (+42) +17 (+31) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +16 (+30) +21 (+38) +29 (+52) +32 (+57) +20 (+37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +29 (+53) +25 (+46) +20 (+37) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +16 (+28) +16 (+30) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +32 (+58) +34 (+62) +24 (+43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -9 (0) -15 (-1) -25 (-1) -52 (-2) -67 (-3) -9 (0) +116 (+5) +86 (+3) +22 (+1) -11 (0) -13 (-1) +14 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -7.5 ( -27) -11 ( -35) -8.5 ( -28) -9.5 ( -31) -11 ( -37) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) -2 ( -6) -6.5 ( -22) -6.5 ( -21)   -62 ( -17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 46' +4h 25' +5h 01' +4h 00' +1h 56' +0h 46' -2h 50' -2h 21' +1h 04' +3h 07' +4h 48' +4h 52'   +2h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 00' +1h 49' +0h 19' -1h 15' -2h 38' -3h 23' -3h 03' -1h 49' -0h 17' +1h 17' +2h 40' +3h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +36.2 +36.1 +36.2 +36.3 +25.2 +19 +24.9 +36.4 +36.4 +36.3 +36.3 +36.3   +33
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -10 -2 +16 +25 +19 +23 +28 +26 +17 -4 -17   +8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25.2 (+45) +23.3 (+42) +21.2 (+38) +19.6 (+35) +18.7 (+34) +16.1 (+29) +16.4 (+30) +18.3 (+33) +21.9 (+39) +23.8 (+43) +25.9 (+47) +25.6 (+46) +21.3 (+38)

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