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Dakar vs Jakarta, Java Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Jakarta, Java, Indonesia is approximately 13,869 km or 8,618 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Jakarta, Java bearing 283.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 267.3° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Jakarta, Java has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Jakarta, Java is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1342.1 mm (52.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1342.1 l/m² (32.94 US gal/ft²) or 13,421,000 l/ha (1,434,794 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 76 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 13' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Dakar than in Jakarta, Java.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -333 (-13) -240 (-9) -201 (-8) -141 (-6) -115 (-5) -87 (-3) 0 (0) +115 (+5) +56 (+2) -54 (-2) -150 (-6) -193 (-8) -1342 (-53)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -16.5 ( -58) -16 ( -52) -10.5 ( -35) -8.5 ( -27) -5 ( -17) +3 (+10) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) -3 ( -10) -11.5 ( -38) -13.5 ( -44)   -83 ( -23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 56' +2h 11' +2h 01' +1h 36' +1h 13' +0h 04' -1h 44' -3h 01' -2h 20' -0h 48' +0h 48' +0h 42'   +0h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 05' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 57' +1h 12' +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 29' -0h 58' -1h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.7 -19.8 -7.9 +15.2 +20.8 +20.9 +20.8 +15.5 -7.1 -19.9 -20.8 -20.9   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -30 -25 -20 -15 -12 -12 -7 -1 +0 -5 -20 -30   -14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.7 (-23) -11.4 (-21) -10.7 (-19) -9.5 (-17) -7.4 (-13) -4 (-7) -1.5 (-3) -0.2 (0) -1 (-2) -2.6 (-5) -6.5 (-12) -11.5 (-21) -6.6 (-12)

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