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Dakar vs Gaalkacyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Gaalkacyo, Somalia is approximately 7,127 km or 4,429 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Gaalkacyo bearing 283.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 269.6° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Gaalkacyo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 309.9 mm (12.2 in) more which is equivalent to 309.9 l/m² (7.61 US gal/ft²) or 3,099,000 l/ha (331,304 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Dakar than in Gaalkacyo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) +-2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -26 (-1) -35 (-1) +8 (+0) +60 (+2) +164 (+6) +134 (+5) +13 (+1) -10 (0) -1 (0) +310 (+12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) -1.5 ( -5) -4.5 ( -15) +1.5 (+5) +8.5 (+27) +14.5 (+47) +12.5 (+42) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +33 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 25' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 22' +0h 28' +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 22' -0h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.9 -7.8 -7.8 +2.3 +7.9 +8 +7.9 +2.6 -7.9 -7.9 -8 -8   -2.3

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