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Dakar vs Gander, Newfoundland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Gander, Newfoundland, Canada is approximately 5,081 km or 3,157 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Gander, Newfoundland bearing 125.4° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 146.4° or SSE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Gander, Newfoundland has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Gander, Newfoundland is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 20.3 °C (36.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.2 °C (31°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 768.7 mm (30.3 in) less which is equivalent to 768.7 l/m² (18.87 US gal/ft²) or 7,687,000 l/ha (821,791 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1578 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 19' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.8° higher in Dakar than in Gander, Newfoundland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (33°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +28 (+51) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +14 (+26) +20 (+37) +24 (+44) +28 (+50) +19 (+35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +28 (+51) +25 (+45) +20 (+37) +17 (+30) +14 (+26) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +21 (+38) +25 (+44) +27 (+49) +20 (+37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +29 (+52) +25 (+45) +21 (+37) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +14 (+26) +14 (+26) +17 (+31) +22 (+40) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +22 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -111 (-4) -107 (-4) -116 (-5) -97 (-4) -79 (-3) -72 (-3) -13 (-1) +69 (+3) +45 (+2) -68 (-3) -108 (-4) -113 (-4) -769 (-30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -19.5 ( -63) -18.5 ( -65) -19 ( -61) -16.5 ( -55) -14.5 ( -47) -12 ( -40) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -12 ( -39) -17.5 ( -58) -18.5 ( -60)   -153 ( -42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 44' +5h 37' +6h 03' +6h 20' +4h 30' +3h 08' +0h 54' +0h 42' +2h 18' +4h 29' +6h 26' +5h 44'   +4h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 42' +1h 38' +0h 17' -1h 07' -2h 22' -3h 02' -2h 44' -1h 39' -0h 15' +1h 10' +2h 24' +3h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.1 +34 +34.1 +34.2 +23.1 +16.8 +22.7 +34.1 +34.2 +34 +34.1 +34.1   +30.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -26 -22 -13 -5 +6 +9 +12 +13 +12 +1 -19 -30   -5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +20.8 (+37) +22.6 (+41) +20.7 (+37) +18.1 (+33) +17 (+31) +15.8 (+28) +13.5 (+24) +14.4 (+26) +17.9 (+32) +20.5 (+37) +19.4 (+35) +19.3 (+35) +18.3 (+33)

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