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

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 12,936 km or 8,039 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 280.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 276.4° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1575.1 mm (62 in) less which is equivalent to 1575.1 l/m² (38.66 US gal/ft²) or 15,751,000 l/ha (1,683,886 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Dakar than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dakar relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction 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 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -1 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -4 (-6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -4 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -135 (-5) -195 (-8) -216 (-9) -264 (-10) -200 (-8) -219 (-9) -161 (-6) +43 (+2) +40 (+2) -47 (-2) -106 (-4) -117 (-5) -1575 (-62)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6.5 ( -21) -9.5 ( -34) -12 ( -39) -10.5 ( -35) -9.5 ( -31) -8 ( -27) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +1 (+3) -6.5 ( -22) -5.5 ( -18)   -51 ( -14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 23' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 33' +1h 24' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 15' -1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.4 -21.7 -2.1 +21.1 +26.7 +26.8 +26.7 +21.4 -1.3 -21.8 -26.4 -26.8   -0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -17 -15 -13 -11 -12 -9 -3 +0 -4 -14 -24   -11.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.9 (-20) -10.7 (-19) -10.1 (-18) -8.6 (-15) -6.3 (-11) -2.6 (-5) -0.5 (-1) +0.8 (+1) +1 (+2) -0.4 (-1) -3.8 (-7) -9.3 (-17) -5.1 (-9)

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