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Dakar vs Carolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Carolina, Brazil is approximately 4,115 km or 2,557 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Carolina bearing 53.4° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 55.4° or NE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Carolina has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Carolina is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1305.8 mm (51.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1305.8 l/m² (32.05 US gal/ft²) or 13,058,000 l/ha (1,395,987 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Dakar than in Carolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) +-4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) +-2 (-4) +-2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -281 (-11) -270 (-11) -279 (-11) -188 (-7) -51 (-2) -2 (0) +52 (+2) +148 (+6) +85 (+3) -120 (-5) -166 (-7) -234 (-9) -1306 (-51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 08' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 29' +1h 00' +1h 16' +1h 09' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 01' -1h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.9 -20.8 -6.6 +16.5 +22 +22.1 +21.9 +16.5 -6.1 -20.6 -21.8 -22.1   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -25 -22 -14 -3 +8 +16 +25 +18 -2 -19 -31   -6.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.7 (-19) -9.7 (-17) -9 (-16) -7.3 (-13) -3.8 (-7) +1.9 (+3) +5.2 (+9) +6.5 (+12) +3.7 (+7) -0.1 (0) -4.3 (-8) -9.2 (-17) -3.1 (-6)

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