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Dakar vs Harare Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Harare, Zimbabwe is approximately 6,449 km or 4,008 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Harare bearing 301.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 302.6° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Harare has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Harare is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.9 °C (10.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 392.3 mm (15.4 in) less which is equivalent to 392.3 l/m² (9.63 US gal/ft²) or 3,923,000 l/ha (419,395 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 180 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 30' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Dakar than in Harare.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.5°C (13.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) +0 (-1) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +11 (+20) +17 (+30) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +14 (+24) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -189 (-7) -143 (-6) -96 (-4) -40 (-2) -9 (0) +8 (+0) +59 (+2) +163 (+6) +126 (+5) +0 (+0) -100 (-4) -170 (-7) -392 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -12.5 ( -44) -9 ( -29) -3.5 ( -12) -1.5 ( -5) +1 (+3) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +12 (+40) +1 (+3) -9.5 ( -32) -13.5 ( -44)   -26 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 44' +2h 13' +2h 50' +1h 54' +1h 00' +0h 10' -1h 27' -2h 54' -2h 08' -0h 54' +1h 36' +1h 58'   +0h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 42' -1h 04' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 31' +1h 54' +1h 44' +1h 04' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 32' -1h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.4 -17.3 +3.8 +27 +32.5 +32.6 +32.5 +27.2 +4.4 -17.7 -31 -32.7   +2.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -15 -9 +3 +12 +15 +21 +30 +33 +28 +4 -16   +7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.8 (-9) -3.2 (-6) -1.4 (-3) +3.2 (+6) +9.4 (+17) +15.3 (+28) +18.6 (+33) +19.1 (+34) +16.8 (+30) +13.4 (+24) +5.5 (+10) -1.7 (-3) +7.5 (+14)

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