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Dakar vs Huambo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Huambo, Angola is approximately 4,772 km or 2,965 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Huambo bearing 308.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 308.3° or NW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Huambo has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Huambo is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.3 °C (9.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 986.1 mm (38.8 in) less which is equivalent to 986.1 l/m² (24.2 US gal/ft²) or 9,861,000 l/ha (1,054,206 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 650 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 47' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0° higher in Dakar than in Huambo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12°C (21.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +5 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -218 (-9) -178 (-7) -239 (-9) -146 (-6) -13 (-1) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +164 (+6) +115 (+5) -82 (-3) -226 (-9) -234 (-9) -986 (-39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -19.5 ( -63) -16.5 ( -58) -22 ( -71) -13.5 ( -45) -2.5 ( -8) +1.5 (+5) +8.5 (+27) +14.5 (+47) +9 (+30) -11 ( -35) -20.5 ( -68) -20.5 ( -66)   -92.5 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 54' +4h 06' +5h 11' +3h 54' +0h 17' -1h 42' -2h 44' -2h 40' +0h 04' +3h 00' +4h 22' +3h 50'   +1h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 25' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 35' +1h 27' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 17' -1h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.1 -21.3 -1.3 +21.9 +27.4 +27.5 +27.4 +22.1 -0.7 -21.5 -27 -27.6   +0
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 +7 +1 +13 +34 +44 +49 +56 +50 +28 +2 -9   +22.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.4 (-1) +3.2 (+6) +1.7 (+3) +4.7 (+8) +14.5 (+26) +23.1 (+42) +26.5 (+48) +27.6 (+50) +22 (+40) +13.7 (+25) +6.6 (+12) +1.3 (+2) +12 (+22)

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