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Dakar vs Grand Rapids, Michigan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Grand Rapids, Michigan, Usa is approximately 7,117 km or 4,423 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Grand Rapids, Michigan bearing 93.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 130.9° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Grand Rapids, Michigan is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.8 °C (28.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 502.6 mm (19.8 in) less which is equivalent to 502.6 l/m² (12.34 US gal/ft²) or 5,026,000 l/ha (537,313 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 726 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 00' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.8° higher in Dakar than in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.3°C (29.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +25 (+45) +19 (+34) +11 (+20) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +15 (+26) +21 (+38) +26 (+47) +14 (+25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +26 (+46) +20 (+36) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +26 (+47) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +21 (+37) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +10 (+19) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +26 (+47) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -44 (-2) -35 (-1) -67 (-3) -85 (-3) -79 (-3) -83 (-3) -21 (-1) +74 (+3) +27 (+1) -34 (-1) -83 (-3) -72 (-3) -503 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -11.5 ( -41) -13 ( -42) -11.5 ( -38) -12.5 ( -40) -8 ( -27) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) -5 ( -16) -11.5 ( -38) -13.5 ( -44)   -91 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 29' +4h 33' +3h 58' +3h 36' +0h 44' -1h 44' -3h 17' -2h 46' -0h 08' +2h 17' +5h 46' +5h 34'   +2h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 00' +1h 13' +0h 13' -0h 50' -1h 46' -2h 14' -2h 01' -1h 14' -0h 11' +0h 52' +1h 47' +2h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28 +27.9 +28 +28.1 +17 +10.7 +16.6 +28.1 +28.2 +28 +28 +28.1   +24.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -11 +0 +13 +17 +15 +21 +23 +20 +16 -8 -23   +5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +20.5 (+37) +21.5 (+39) +18.2 (+33) +15.9 (+29) +12.4 (+22) +10 (+18) +10.7 (+19) +12.1 (+22) +15.1 (+27) +20.1 (+36) +19.5 (+35) +19.2 (+35) +16.3 (+29)

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