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Dakar vs Houston, Texas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Houston, Texas, Usa is approximately 8,044 km or 4,999 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Houston, Texas bearing 82.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 117.3° or ESE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Houston, Texas has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Houston, Texas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.3 °C (7.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.4 °C (20.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 757.3 mm (29.8 in) less which is equivalent to 757.3 l/m² (18.59 US gal/ft²) or 7,573,000 l/ha (809,604 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 192 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 32' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.9° higher in Dakar than in Houston, Texas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +-1 (-1) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +14 (+26) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -81 (-3) -74 (-3) -74 (-3) -81 (-3) -132 (-5) -116 (-5) -31 (-1) +76 (+3) +10 (+0) -71 (-3) -95 (-4) -87 (-3) -757 (-30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10.5 ( -34) -9.5 ( -34) -9 ( -29) -7.5 ( -25) -6.5 ( -21) -6 ( -20) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -7.5 ( -25) -9.5 ( -31)   -58 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 56' +3h 04' +3h 09' +2h 46' +0h 17' -2h 22' -3h 01' -3h 13' -1h 24' -0h 05' +2h 02' +2h 21'   +0h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 55' +0h 34' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 49' -1h 02' -0h 56' -0h 34' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 49' +1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.1 +15.1 +15.1 +15.1 +4.1 -2.2 +3.8 +15.2 +15.3 +15.2 +15.2 +15.2   +11.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -4 +5 +8 +12 +12 +13 +17 +16 +17 +4 -12   +6.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.7 (+14) +7.3 (+13) +6 (+11) +3.2 (+6) +2.3 (+4) +2.2 (+4) +2.7 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +5.1 (+9) +10 (+18) +10.3 (+19) +7.8 (+14) +5.7 (+10)

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