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Dakar vs Herat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Herat, Afghanistan is approximately 8,161 km or 5,072 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Herat bearing 276.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 238.1° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 8.5 °C (15.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.4 °C (36.7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 174 mm (6.9 in) more which is equivalent to 174 l/m² (4.27 US gal/ft²) or 1,740,000 l/ha (186,018 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.1° higher in Dakar than in Herat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) +-4 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) +-1 (-3) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +11 (+19) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +11 (+19) +17 (+30) +22 (+40) +21 (+39) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -44 (-2) -55 (-2) -29 (-1) -9 (0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +35 (+1) -10 (0) -35 (-1) +174 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 14' +0h 46' +0h 08' -0h 31' -1h 05' -1h 23' -1h 15' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +19.5 +8.4 +2.1 +7.9 +19.3 +19.4 +19.3 +19.3 +19.4   +16.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -9 +1 +11 +25 +35 +41 +45 +41 +30 +6 -15   +16.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.1 (+24) +12.6 (+23) +10.4 (+19) +7.6 (+14) +7.6 (+14) +9.9 (+18) +11.4 (+21) +13.9 (+25) +16 (+29) +18.3 (+33) +17.6 (+32) +13.9 (+25) +12.7 (+23)

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