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Dakar vs El Fasher Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and El Fasher, Sudan is approximately 4,613 km or 2,866 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from El Fasher bearing 276.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 266° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas El Fasher has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas El Fasher is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 200.4 mm (7.9 in) more which is equivalent to 200.4 l/m² (4.92 US gal/ft²) or 2,004,000 l/ha (214,241 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 452 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 14' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Dakar than in El Fasher.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.6°C (19.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-6 (-11) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) +-4 (-7) +-4 (-7) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -1 (-3) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (0) -6 (0) -4 (0) +1 (+0) +78 (+3) +99 (+4) +30 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +200 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) -1.5 ( -5) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +8 (+27) +4 (+13) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2)   +12 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 17' -1h 56' -0h 05' -0h 02' -0h 32' -0h 34' -0h 23' -1h 05' -1h 34' -1h 42' -2h 10' -2h 29'   -1h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.1 -1 -1.1 -1.1 +1 +1.1 +1.1 -1.1 -1.1 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +31 +39 +45 +49 +48 +36 +19 +14 +29 +42 +34 +26   +34.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.9 (+23) +14.3 (+26) +14.2 (+26) +13.5 (+24) +11.1 (+20) +7.3 (+13) +3.7 (+7) +3 (+5) +6.4 (+12) +13.1 (+24) +14.9 (+27) +13.1 (+24) +10.6 (+19)

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