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Dakar vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 9,285 km or 5,770 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 40.1° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 18.1° or NNE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The mean temperature is 26.6 °C (47.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 384.3 mm (15.1 in) less which is equivalent to 384.3 l/m² (9.43 US gal/ft²) or 3,843,000 l/ha (410,842 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.7° higher in Dakar than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.7°C (39.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dakar relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Dakar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+35) +19 (+35) +21 (+37) +24 (+42) +27 (+49) +32 (+57) +33 (+60) +34 (+62) +31 (+57) +30 (+53) +27 (+49) +23 (+41) +27 (+48)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -37 (-1) -66 (-3) -89 (-3) -84 (-3) -69 (-3) -50 (-2) +4 (+0) +105 (+4) +60 (+2) -40 (-2) -67 (-3) -52 (-2) -384 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 58' -4h 05' -0h 43' +2h 47' +6h 03' +8h 01' +7h 06' +4h 06' +0h 37' -2h 53' -6h 08' -8h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.7 +26.4 +48 +71.3 +76.7 +76.7 +76.6 +71.3 +48.5 +25.6 +7.4 +0.5   +44.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -28 -25 -24 -18 -15 -16 -15 -10 -11 -12 -24 -33   -19.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.5 (+23) +13.5 (+24) +14.9 (+27) +19 (+34) +23.1 (+42) +27.5 (+50) +29.1 (+52) +31.3 (+56) +28.4 (+51) +26.1 (+47) +20.8 (+37) +14.5 (+26) +21.7 (+39)

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