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Dakar vs Cologne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Cologne, Germany is approximately 4,586 km or 2,850 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Cologne bearing 217.4° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 203.3° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Cologne has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Cologne is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.6 °C (24.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 295.1 mm (11.6 in) less which is equivalent to 295.1 l/m² (7.24 US gal/ft²) or 2,951,000 l/ha (315,481 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • There are 1599 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 23' more per day or about 2 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 32.8° higher in Dakar than in Cologne.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11°C (19.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+33) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +9 (+15) +9 (+15) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +20 (+35) +20 (+36) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -50 (-2) -40 (-2) -52 (-2) -54 (-2) -69 (-3) -6 (0) +82 (+3) +76 (+3) -17 (-1) -58 (-2) -55 (-2) -295 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17.5 ( -56) -14.5 ( -51) -13 ( -42) -16.5 ( -55) -12.5 ( -40) -11 ( -37) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -11 ( -35) -17.5 ( -58) -16.5 ( -53)   -135 ( -37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 36' +6h 07' +5h 58' +4h 26' +3h 00' +2h 08' +1h 44' +1h 07' +2h 38' +5h 07' +6h 58' +6h 46'   +4h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 58' +1h 48' +0h 19' -1h 14' -2h 37' -3h 21' -3h 01' -1h 48' -0h 16' +1h 17' +2h 39' +3h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +36.1 +36.1 +36.2 +36.2 +25.1 +18.8 +24.7 +36.1 +36.1 +36 +36 +36.1   +32.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -26 -19 -11 -2 +3 +0 +0 +1 -1 -8 -22 -31   -9.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12 (+22) +13.1 (+24) +11.5 (+21) +10.5 (+19) +9.2 (+17) +8.1 (+15) +8.2 (+15) +8.4 (+15) +10.9 (+20) +13.3 (+24) +14.1 (+25) +12.2 (+22) +11 (+20)

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