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Dakar vs Port-Au-Prince Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Port-Au-Prince, Haiti is approximately 5,838 km or 3,628 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Port-Au-Prince bearing 85.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 102.1° or ESE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Port-Au-Prince has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Port-Au-Prince is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 940.1 mm (37 in) less which is equivalent to 940.1 l/m² (23.07 US gal/ft²) or 9,401,000 l/ha (1,005,029 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 64 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 10' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° higher in Dakar than in Port-Au-Prince.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (1.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -57 (-2) -86 (-3) -160 (-6) -230 (-9) -92 (-4) -14 (-1) +20 (+1) -41 (-2) -133 (-5) -85 (-3) -33 (-1) -940 (-37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2.5 ( -8) -4.5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -10.5 ( -35) -12.5 ( -40) -6 ( -20) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -7 ( -23) -6.5 ( -22) -2.5 ( -8)   -52 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 56' -0h 21' +0h 44' +1h 02' +1h 30' +0h 38' -1h 40' -2h 36' -0h 56' +0h 05' +0h 32' -0h 05'   -0h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.4 +3.7 +3.7 +3.7 +3.6 +3.6   +1.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +11 +16 +18 +18 +16 +19 +28 +26 +21 +16 +7 +4   +16.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.1 (-4) -0.4 (-1) -0.4 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -0.6 (-1) +1.9 (+3) +5.7 (+10) +5 (+9) +3.4 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +0.5 (+1) -1.5 (-3) +1.1 (+2)

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