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Dakar vs Kabul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kabul, Afghanistan is approximately 8,791 km or 5,463 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kabul bearing 280.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 236.9° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kabul has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kabul is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.3 °C (22.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.8 °C (37.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 100.9 mm (4 in) more which is equivalent to 100.9 l/m² (2.48 US gal/ft²) or 1,009,000 l/ha (107,869 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 34 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 04' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.5° higher in Dakar than in Kabul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.5°C (27.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +20 (+35) +13 (+23) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-4) +-2 (-4) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +22 (+39) +15 (+26) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +12 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +15 (+26) +20 (+36) +24 (+44) +25 (+44) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -59 (-2) -68 (-3) -71 (-3) -22 (-1) +9 (+0) +54 (+2) +163 (+6) +133 (+5) +33 (+1) -18 (-1) -21 (-1) +101 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -8.5 ( -30) -10 ( -32) -8.5 ( -28) -5.5 ( -18) 0 ( 0) +8 (+26) +14 (+45) +12.5 (+42) +3 (+10) -1.5 ( -5) -4.5 ( -15)   -8.5 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 09' +2h 41' +4h 05' +3h 22' -0h 29' -3h 00' -4h 00' -4h 40' -2h 24' -1h 07' +0h 42' +1h 46'   -0h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 15' +0h 47' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 07' -1h 24' -1h 17' -0h 47' -0h 07' +0h 33' +1h 08' +1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.8 +19.8 +19.8 +19.9 +8.8 +2.4 +8.3 +19.7 +19.7 +19.6 +19.6 +19.8   +16.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -10 -2 +6 +22 +33 +34 +37 +36 +30 +9 -11   +14.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18.4 (+33) +17.8 (+32) +13.5 (+24) +9.6 (+17) +11 (+20) +12.9 (+23) +12.5 (+23) +13.8 (+25) +16.8 (+30) +21 (+38) +20.7 (+37) +18.1 (+33) +15.5 (+28)

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