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Dakar vs Gonder Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Gonder, Ethiopia is approximately 5,927 km or 3,683 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Gonder bearing 279.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 265.2° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Gonder has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Gonder is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • 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 748.1 mm (29.5 in) less which is equivalent to 748.1 l/m² (18.36 US gal/ft²) or 7,481,000 l/ha (799,769 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Dakar than in Gonder.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.8°C (14.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-4) +-3 (-5) -4 (-7) +-2 (-4) +-3 (-5) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +0 (0) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -8 (0) -26 (-1) -38 (-1) -73 (-3) -148 (-6) -266 (-10) -144 (-6) +8 (+0) -12 (0) -27 (-1) -15 (-1) -748 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -1.5 ( -5) -5 ( -16) -6.5 ( -22) -9.5 ( -31) -8 ( -27) -20 ( -65) -13 ( -42) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -5.5 ( -18) -1.5 ( -5)   -79 ( -21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 07' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.2 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 +2.1 +2.2 +2.2 -1.9 -2.2 -2.2 -2.3 -2.2   -0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +20 +20 +23 +20 +2 -8 -3 +5 +12 +10 +6   +10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.9 (+12) +6.9 (+12) +5.3 (+10) +7.3 (+13) +6.5 (+12) +7.2 (+13) +8 (+14) +9.1 (+16) +9.7 (+17) +10.9 (+20) +9.7 (+17) +6.4 (+12) +7.8 (+14)

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