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Dakar vs Gibraltar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Gibraltar, Gibraltar is approximately 2,670 km or 1,659 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Gibraltar bearing 210° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 204.7° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Gibraltar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5.9 °C (10.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 354.1 mm (13.9 in) less which is equivalent to 354.1 l/m² (8.69 US gal/ft²) or 3,541,000 l/ha (378,556 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 201 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 33' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.1° higher in Dakar than in Gibraltar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (7.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -150 (-6) -97 (-4) -106 (-4) -59 (-2) -24 (-1) +6 (+0) +60 (+2) +162 (+6) +111 (+4) -18 (-1) -113 (-4) -127 (-5) -354 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9.5 ( -31) -6.5 ( -23) -10 ( -32) -5.5 ( -18) -3.5 ( -11) +1 (+3) +8.5 (+27) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) 0 ( 0) -6.5 ( -22) -9.5 ( -31)   -16.5 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 32' +2h 45' +3h 34' +1h 52' -0h 05' -2h 26' -3h 52' -4h 00' -1h 34' +1h 17' +3h 32' +3h 09'   +0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 13' -1h 33' -1h 24' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.3 +21.3 +21.4 +21.4 +10.3 +4 +9.9 +21.3 +21.4 +21.2 +21.3 +21.4   +18.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -13 -9 -2 +3 +1 +5 +8 +4 -2 -16 -23   -5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.7 (+5) +3.7 (+7) +3.7 (+7) +4.3 (+8) +4.5 (+8) +4.6 (+8) +4.5 (+8) +4.3 (+8) +5.2 (+9) +6.3 (+11) +5.4 (+10) +3.5 (+6) +4.4 (+8)

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