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Dakar vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 12,933 km or 8,037 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 280.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 276.5° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1525.6 mm (60.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1525.6 l/m² (37.44 US gal/ft²) or 15,256,000 l/ha (1,630,968 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Dakar than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dakar relative to West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Dakar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) 1 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 (+0) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -5 (-8) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -203 (-8) -172 (-7) -249 (-10) -250 (-10) -186 (-7) -199 (-8) -137 (-5) +46 (+2) +50 (+2) -14 (-1) -98 (-4) -116 (-5) -1526 (-60)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 23' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 33' +1h 25' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 15' -1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.5 -21.7 -2 +21.2 +26.8 +26.9 +26.8 +21.5 -1.2 -21.7 -26.5 -26.9   -0.2

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