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Dakar vs Helsinki, Vantaa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Helsinki, Vantaa, Finland is approximately 6,111 km or 3,797 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Helsinki, Vantaa bearing 232.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 204.1° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Helsinki, Vantaa has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Helsinki, Vantaa is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.8 °C (35.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 238.1 mm (9.4 in) less which is equivalent to 238.1 l/m² (5.84 US gal/ft²) or 2,381,000 l/ha (254,545 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.2° higher in Dakar than in Helsinki, Vantaa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +28 (+50) +24 (+43) +19 (+33) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +22 (+39) +26 (+47) +28 (+50) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -30 (-1) -34 (-1) -37 (-1) -34 (-1) -34 (-1) -13 (0) +85 (+3) +61 (+2) -36 (-1) -71 (-3) -58 (-2) -238 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 51' +2h 50' +0h 30' -1h 55' -4h 12' -5h 35' -4h 56' -2h 50' -0h 26' +1h 59' +4h 16' +5h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +45.4 +45.4 +45.5 +45.6 +34.5 +28.2 +34 +45.4 +45.5 +45.3 +45.3 +45.4   +42.2

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