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Dakar vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Dakhla, Egypt is approximately 4,972 km or 3,090 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 265.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 248.5° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.6 °C (2.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.4 °C (22.3°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 412.9 mm (16.3 in) more which is equivalent to 412.9 l/m² (10.13 US gal/ft²) or 4,129,000 l/ha (441,418 US gal/ac) more.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.4° higher in Dakar than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.7°C (21.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) +-3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +-4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +37 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +413 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +4.5 (+15) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0)   +44.5 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 37' +0h 23' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 33' -0h 42' -0h 38' -0h 23' -0h 03' +0h 16' +0h 34' +0h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.7 +10.8 +10.8 +10.8 -0.2 -6.6 -0.6 +10.7 +10.7 +10.6 +10.7 +10.7   +7.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +19 +28 +38 +44 +45 +45 +47 +44 +36 +18 +5   +31.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.6 (+19) +11.8 (+21) +11.1 (+20) +10.6 (+19) +10.1 (+18) +12 (+22) +12.6 (+23) +12.8 (+23) +12.5 (+23) +13.2 (+24) +12.6 (+23) +10.5 (+19) +11.7 (+21)

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