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Dakar vs Glasgow, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Glasgow, Scotland, Uk is approximately 4,709 km or 2,926 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Glasgow, Scotland bearing 199° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 190.9° or S .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Glasgow, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Glasgow, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 15.4 °C (27.8°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 696.1 mm (27.4 in) less which is equivalent to 696.1 l/m² (17.08 US gal/ft²) or 6,961,000 l/ha (744,177 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 1808 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 57' more per day or about 2 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 37.7° higher in Dakar than in Glasgow, Scotland.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +15 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +16 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -109 (-4) -84 (-3) -69 (-3) -67 (-3) -62 (-2) -60 (-2) -37 (-1) +72 (+3) +32 (+1) -82 (-3) -105 (-4) -127 (-5) -696 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -15.5 ( -55) -15 ( -48) -14.5 ( -48) -13.5 ( -44) -13 ( -43) -8 ( -26) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -13 ( -42) -17.5 ( -58) -19.5 ( -63)   -154 ( -42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 54' +6h 30' +6h 48' +5h 22' +3h 38' +2h 28' +2h 13' +2h 03' +3h 34' +5h 52' +7h 06' +6h 58'   +4h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 48' +2h 16' +0h 24' -1h 33' -3h 19' -4h 19' -3h 52' -2h 17' -0h 21' +1h 36' +3h 22' +4h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +41 +41 +41 +41.1 +30 +23.7 +29.6 +41 +41 +40.9 +40.9 +41   +37.7

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