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Dakar vs Ghardaia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Ghardaia, Algeria is approximately 2,916 km or 1,812 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Ghardaia bearing 232.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 223.9° or SW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Ghardaia has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Ghardaia is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3 °C (5.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 351.2 mm (13.8 in) more which is equivalent to 351.2 l/m² (8.62 US gal/ft²) or 3,512,000 l/ha (375,456 US gal/ac) more. About 6 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.3° higher in Dakar than in Ghardaia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +5 (+10) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -4 (0) -7 (0) -7 (0) -3 (0) +8 (+0) +60 (+2) +164 (+6) +130 (+5) +30 (+1) -11 (0) -3 (0) +351 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 06' +0h 41' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 13' -1h 07' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 59' +1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.6 +17.6 +17.6 +17.7 +6.6 +0.3 +6.2 +17.6 +17.6 +17.5 +17.5 +17.6   +14.3

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