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Dakar vs Chileka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Chileka, Malawi is approximately 6,683 km or 4,153 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Chileka bearing 297.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 298.3° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Chileka has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Chileka is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 483.7 mm (19 in) less which is equivalent to 483.7 l/m² (11.87 US gal/ft²) or 4,837,000 l/ha (517,107 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Dakar than in Chileka.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+1) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-3) -2 (-4) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +4 (+8) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -196 (-8) -180 (-7) -152 (-6) -45 (-2) -9 (0) +8 (+0) +58 (+2) +163 (+6) +131 (+5) +8 (+0) -92 (-4) -178 (-7) -484 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 35' -0h 59' -0h 10' +0h 41' +1h 24' +1h 46' +1h 36' +0h 59' +0h 09' -0h 42' -1h 25' -1h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.7 -19.3 +1.6 +24.8 +30.3 +30.4 +30.2 +25 +2.2 -19.6 -29.5 -30.4   +1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -20 -15 -8 +1 +3 +7 +25 +23 +19 +0 -23   -1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8 (-14) -6.9 (-12) -5.5 (-10) -2.5 (-5) +2.8 (+5) +7.9 (+14) +10.3 (+19) +13.4 (+24) +9.5 (+17) +6.7 (+12) +0.9 (+2) -6.2 (-11) +1.9 (+3)

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