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Dakar vs Fairbanks, Alaska Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Fairbanks, Alaska, Usa is approximately 10,240 km or 6,363 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Fairbanks, Alaska bearing 47.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 161.1° or SSE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Fairbanks, Alaska has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Fairbanks, Alaska is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 27.2 °C (49°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 33.8 °C (60.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 136.8 mm (5.4 in) more which is equivalent to 136.8 l/m² (3.36 US gal/ft²) or 1,368,000 l/ha (146,248 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 946 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 35' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46.6° higher in Dakar than in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 26.8°C (48.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +44 (+79) +39 (+70) +30 (+53) +20 (+36) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +30 (+54) +41 (+73) +44 (+79) +25 (+45)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +44 (+80) +41 (+73) +33 (+59) +22 (+40) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +14 (+25) +20 (+35) +31 (+55) +42 (+76) +45 (+81) +27 (+49)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +45 (+81) +43 (+77) +36 (+64) +24 (+44) +17 (+30) +13 (+24) +14 (+24) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +32 (+57) +44 (+79) +46 (+83) +29 (+53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -9 (0) -9 (0) -8 (0) -15 (-1) -25 (-1) +13 (+1) +115 (+5) +110 (+4) +14 (+1) -19 (-1) -21 (-1) +137 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -3.5 ( -12) -6.5 ( -21) -8 ( -27) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) -6 ( -19) -8.5 ( -28) -7.5 ( -24)   -61 ( -17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 17' +4h 23' +2h 30' +0h 02' -0h 40' -2h 34' -1h 29' +1h 11' +3h 12' +5h 27' +6h 08' +6h 38'   +2h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 32' +3h 37' +0h 38' -2h 26' -5h 32' -7h 48' -6h 40' -3h 38' -0h 32' +2h 31' +5h 37' +7h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +49.8 +49.7 +49.8 +49.9 +38.9 +32.7 +38.6 +50.1 +50.1 +49.9 +49.8 +49.8   +46.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -9 +4 +17 +26 +23 +17 +17 +14 +0 -15 -24   +4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +37.7 (+68) +36.5 (+66) +31.1 (+56) +23.9 (+43) +19.3 (+35) +16.1 (+29) +14.3 (+26) +17 (+31) +21.7 (+39) +29.1 (+52) +37.1 (+67) +37.3 (+67) +26.8 (+48)

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