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Dakar vs Faya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Faya, Chad is approximately 3,923 km or 2,438 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Faya bearing 270.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 259.5° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Faya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Faya is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 401.2 mm (15.8 in) more which is equivalent to 401.2 l/m² (9.85 US gal/ft²) or 4,012,000 l/ha (428,909 US gal/ac) more. About 35 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° higher in Dakar than in Faya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.6°C (22.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) +-1 (-2) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -5 (-9) -9 (-15) -10 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +2 (+4) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +58 (+2) +158 (+6) +134 (+5) +37 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +401 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +1.5 (+5) +8 (+26) +13 (+42) +12.5 (+42) +4.5 (+15) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2)   +41.5 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12' -0h 11' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 -3.2 -3.3 -3 +3.2 +3.2 +3.2 +3.2 +3.2   +1.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +30 +40 +45 +49 +53 +49 +44 +42 +53 +47 +38 +27   +43.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.5 (+23) +14.3 (+26) +13.8 (+25) +12 (+22) +12.9 (+23) +12 (+22) +10.3 (+19) +8.1 (+15) +14.6 (+26) +13.7 (+25) +14.6 (+26) +12.4 (+22) +12.6 (+23)

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