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Dakar vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Durban, South Africa is approximately 7,184 km or 4,464 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 306.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 314.1° or NW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 415.1 mm (16.3 in) less which is equivalent to 415.1 l/m² (10.19 US gal/ft²) or 4,151,000 l/ha (443,769 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 708 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 56' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.6° higher in Dakar than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +6 (+11) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -132 (-5) -112 (-4) -126 (-5) -73 (-3) -58 (-2) -18 (-1) +22 (+1) +103 (+4) +61 (+2) +28 (+1) -9 (0) -102 (-4) -415 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10.5 ( -34) -8.5 ( -30) -9 ( -29) -6.5 ( -22) -3.5 ( -11) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +11 (+35) +7 (+23) -5 ( -16) -10.5 ( -35) -11.5 ( -37)   -42 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 30' +1h 56' +3h 32' +3h 18' +2h 13' +1h 40' +0h 27' -0h 25' +1h 28' +3h 00' +2h 48' +1h 48'   +1h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 27' -1h 32' -0h 16' +1h 03' +2h 11' +2h 45' +2h 29' +1h 32' +0h 14' -1h 05' -2h 12' -2h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.3 -5.7 +15.8 +39.1 +44.6 +44.7 +44.5 +39.2 +16.5 -6.2 -24.4 -31.7   +12.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -26 -22 -20 -14 -7 -4 -2 -2 -4 -9 -20 -29   -13.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.5 (-15) -8.3 (-15) -6.7 (-12) -3.5 (-6) +2.3 (+4) +8.3 (+15) +10.2 (+18) +9.8 (+18) +6.9 (+12) +4.9 (+9) -0.2 (0) -6 (-11) +0.8 (+1)

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