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Dakar vs Dedza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Dedza, Malawi is approximately 6,545 km or 4,067 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Dedza bearing 297.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 297.2° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Dedza has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Dedza is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 6.9 °C (12.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 696.9 mm (27.4 in) less which is equivalent to 696.9 l/m² (17.1 US gal/ft²) or 6,969,000 l/ha (745,032 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° higher in Dakar than in Dedza.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +14 (+24) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -286 (-11) -233 (-9) -180 (-7) -67 (-3) -10 (0) +6 (+0) +57 (+2) +163 (+6) +130 (+5) +25 (+1) -73 (-3) -231 (-9) -697 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 30' -0h 56' -0h 10' +0h 39' +1h 20' +1h 41' +1h 32' +0h 56' +0h 09' -0h 40' -1h 21' -1h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.5 -20.3 +0.2 +23.4 +28.9 +29 +28.9 +23.6 +0.9 -20.6 -28.3 -29.1   +0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -26 -20 -14 -2 +2 +5 +15 +20 +15 -4 -28   -5.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.3 (-8) -3.7 (-7) -1.9 (-3) +0.8 (+1) +6.3 (+11) +11.9 (+21) +14.4 (+26) +15.2 (+27) +13.6 (+24) +10.5 (+19) +4.7 (+8) -2.5 (-5) +5.4 (+10)

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