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Dakar vs Darwin, Northern Territory Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia is approximately 16,592 km or 10,310 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Darwin, Northern Territory bearing 278° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 269.6° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Darwin, Northern Territory has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 3.3 °C (6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1292.3 mm (50.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1292.3 l/m² (31.72 US gal/ft²) or 12,923,000 l/ha (1,381,554 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 31 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 04' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Dakar than in Darwin, Northern Territory.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -434 (-17) -342 (-13) -342 (-13) -85 (-3) -28 (-1) +9 (+0) +60 (+2) +157 (+6) +116 (+5) -39 (-2) -130 (-5) -234 (-9) -1292 (-51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17.5 ( -56) -15.5 ( -55) -16 ( -52) -5.5 ( -18) -0.5 ( -2) +1 (+3) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +11 (+37) +1 (+3) -9.5 ( -32) -13.5 ( -44)   -41 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 13' +2h 28' +2h 50' +1h 48' +0h 07' -1h 14' -2h 27' -3h 54' -2h 38' -1h 17' +0h 18' +0h 54'   -0h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 24' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 15' +1h 34' +1h 25' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 16' -1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.7 -21.6 -1.8 +21.4 +27 +27.1 +27 +21.8 -0.9 -21.6 -26.7 -27.2   -0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -12 -5 +13 +23 +22 +27 +30 +26 +20 +3 -13   +9.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.9 (-20) -9.6 (-17) -8 (-14) -3.2 (-6) +2.3 (+4) +6.8 (+12) +10 (+18) +9.5 (+17) +6 (+11) +3.2 (+6) -2.4 (-4) -8.8 (-16) -0.4 (-1)

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