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Dakar vs Horta, Faial Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Horta, Faial, Azores is approximately 2,862 km or 1,778 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Horta, Faial bearing 154.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 159.6° or SSE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Horta, Faial has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 7 °C (12.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.1 °C (3.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 562.1 mm (22.1 in) less which is equivalent to 562.1 l/m² (13.8 US gal/ft²) or 5,621,000 l/ha (600,922 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 1245 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 25' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 20.4° higher in Dakar than in Horta, Faial.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+12) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -110 (-4) -97 (-4) -81 (-3) -65 (-3) -55 (-2) -39 (-2) +26 (+1) +111 (+4) +44 (+2) -63 (-2) -114 (-4) -120 (-5) -562 (-22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -19.5 ( -63) -16.5 ( -58) -20 ( -65) -14.5 ( -48) -14.5 ( -47) -9 ( -30) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -11 ( -35) -17.5 ( -58) -18.5 ( -60)   -138 ( -38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 11' +5h 07' +5h 42' +5h 04' +3h 54' +2h 44' -0h 05' -1h 07' +0h 50' +3h 30' +5h 04' +5h 07'   +3h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 35' +0h 58' +0h 10' -0h 40' -1h 24' -1h 47' -1h 36' -0h 59' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 25' +1h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.7 +23.7 +23.7 +23.8 +12.7 +6.4 +12.3 +23.7 +23.7 +23.6 +23.7 +23.7   +20.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -20 -17 -12 -11 -12 -9 -5 -5 -7 -19 -29   -14.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.8 (+1) +2.7 (+5) +2.9 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +4.1 (+7) +4.6 (+8) +4.3 (+8) +4.1 (+7) +4.5 (+8) +6.3 (+11) +4.6 (+8) +1.1 (+2) +3.7 (+7)

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