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Dakar vs Copenhagen Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Copenhagen, Denmark is approximately 5,226 km or 3,247 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Copenhagen bearing 221.4° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 202.7° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Copenhagen has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Copenhagen is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 15.8 °C (28.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 187.1 mm (7.4 in) less which is equivalent to 187.1 l/m² (4.59 US gal/ft²) or 1,871,000 l/ha (200,022 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1448 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 58' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.5° higher in Dakar than in Copenhagen.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.4°C (22.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +16 (+29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +21 (+37) +16 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +16 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -47 (-2) -38 (-1) -32 (-1) -38 (-1) -39 (-2) -37 (-1) -11 (0) +99 (+4) +72 (+3) -22 (-1) -47 (-2) -49 (-2) -187 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16.5 ( -53) -12.5 ( -44) -12 ( -39) -12.5 ( -42) -10.5 ( -34) -11 ( -37) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -11 ( -35) -15.5 ( -52) -16.5 ( -53)   -124 ( -34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 52' +6h 41' +5h 56' +4h 44' +1h 42' +0h 24' -0h 21' -0h 11' +2h 02' +5h 23' +7h 22' +7h 11'   +3h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 46' +2h 15' +0h 24' -1h 32' -3h 18' -4h 17' -3h 50' -2h 15' -0h 21' +1h 36' +3h 20' +4h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.8 +40.8 +40.9 +41 +29.9 +23.5 +29.4 +40.8 +40.8 +40.7 +40.7 +40.8   +37.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -32 -25 -20 -9 +2 +1 +0 +1 -3 -11 -26 -36   -13.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.3 (+24) +14.9 (+27) +14.2 (+26) +12 (+22) +10.9 (+20) +9.8 (+18) +9.1 (+16) +10.4 (+19) +12 (+22) +15.2 (+27) +14.9 (+27) +11.9 (+21) +12.4 (+22)

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