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Dakar vs Dongola Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Dongola, Sudan is approximately 5,112 km or 3,177 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Dongola bearing 272.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 257.4° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Dongola has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Dongola is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.9 °C (17.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 395.1 mm (15.6 in) more which is equivalent to 395.1 l/m² (9.7 US gal/ft²) or 3,951,000 l/ha (422,388 US gal/ac) more. About 23 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° higher in Dakar than in Dongola.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.4°C (22.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-3 (-5) +-5 (-9) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) +-4 (-7) +-2 (-4) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +1 (+3) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +56 (+2) +161 (+6) +127 (+5) +37 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +395 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +1.5 (+5) +8 (+26) +13 (+42) +12.5 (+42) +4.5 (+15) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2)   +41.5 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 16' -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.4 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 -4.3 -4.4 -3.9 +4.3 +4.4 +4.3 +4.3 +4.4   +2.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +30 +40 +46 +52 +52 +50 +53 +54 +47 +29 +16   +40.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.6 (+17) +11.3 (+20) +12.2 (+22) +11 (+20) +12.4 (+22) +14.4 (+26) +13.5 (+24) +13.8 (+25) +15 (+27) +14.2 (+26) +12 (+22) +9.2 (+17) +12.4 (+22)

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