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Dakar vs Gothenburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Gothenburg, Sweden is approximately 5,375 km or 3,340 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Gothenburg bearing 219.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 200.6° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Gothenburg has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Gothenburg is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.5 °C (29.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 257.1 mm (10.1 in) less which is equivalent to 257.1 l/m² (6.31 US gal/ft²) or 2,571,000 l/ha (274,857 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1123 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 05' more per day or about 1 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.6° higher in Dakar than in Gothenburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +16 (+28) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +19 (+33) +22 (+39) +22 (+39) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -33 (-1) -29 (-1) -39 (-2) -33 (-1) -44 (-2) -26 (-1) +81 (+3) +59 (+2) -28 (-1) -61 (-2) -57 (-2) -257 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -11.5 ( -41) -10 ( -32) -11.5 ( -38) -9.5 ( -31) -10 ( -33) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -10 ( -32) -15.5 ( -52) -16.5 ( -53)   -116 ( -32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 29' +5h 56' +4h 52' +3h 24' +0h 46' -0h 58' -1h 50' -1h 25' +1h 20' +4h 42' +6h 56' +6h 52'   +3h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 11' +2h 29' +0h 26' -1h 42' -3h 39' -4h 47' -4h 16' -2h 29' -0h 23' +1h 45' +3h 42' +4h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +42.8 +42.8 +42.9 +43 +31.9 +25.6 +31.4 +42.8 +42.9 +42.7 +42.7 +42.8   +39.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -30 -22 -14 -4 +4 +0 -2 +1 -4 -9 -25 -34   -11.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14.5 (+26) +16.8 (+30) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +11.8 (+21) +10.1 (+18) +9.2 (+17) +10.8 (+19) +12.8 (+23) +16.1 (+29) +15.5 (+28) +13.2 (+24) +13.4 (+24)

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