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Dakar vs El Arish Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and El Arish, Egypt is approximately 5,510 km or 3,424 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from El Arish bearing 262.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 241.5° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas El Arish has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 4.8 °C (8.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 306.9 mm (12.1 in) more which is equivalent to 306.9 l/m² (7.53 US gal/ft²) or 3,069,000 l/ha (328,096 US gal/ac) more. About 3 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13° higher in Dakar than in El Arish.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -26 (-1) -15 (-1) -13 (-1) -11 (0) +0 (+0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +31 (+1) -8 (0) -22 (-1) +307 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 00' +0h 37' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 53' -1h 07' -1h 01' -0h 37' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 54' +1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.3 +16.3 +16.3 +16.4 +5.3 -1.1 +4.8 +16.2 +16.2 +16.2 +16.2 +16.3   +13
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -10 -8 +0 +2 +1 +1 +4 +2 +0 -9 -20   -4.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.1 (+7) +5.1 (+9) +3.9 (+7) +2.9 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +1.9 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +2.2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +5.7 (+10) +4.2 (+8) +3.5 (+6)

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