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Dakar vs Karlstad Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Karlstad, Sweden is approximately 5,574 km or 3,464 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Karlstad bearing 220.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 199.8° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Karlstad has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Karlstad is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.9 °C (34.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.3 °C (25.7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 221.1 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 221.1 l/m² (5.43 US gal/ft²) or 2,211,000 l/ha (236,371 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1189 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 16' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.3° higher in Dakar than in Karlstad.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.5°C (27.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +17 (+30) +11 (+20) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +20 (+37) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +18 (+33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +26 (+46) +22 (+40) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +11 (+21) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +21 (+37) +25 (+45) +26 (+48) +19 (+34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +25 (+46) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +14 (+24) +15 (+26) +17 (+31) +21 (+37) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -41 (-2) -30 (-1) -37 (-1) -37 (-1) -41 (-2) -43 (-2) -2 (0) +92 (+4) +64 (+3) -30 (-1) -70 (-3) -48 (-2) -221 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13.5 ( -44) -10.5 ( -37) -8 ( -26) -10.5 ( -35) -9.5 ( -31) -10 ( -33) -3 ( -10) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -8 ( -26) -14.5 ( -48) -14.5 ( -47)   -100 ( -27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 27' +6h 09' +5h 11' +3h 48' +0h 50' -1h 24' -2h 00' -1h 09' +1h 52' +5h 29' +7h 02' +7h 00'   +3h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 37' +2h 43' +0h 29' -1h 50' -4h 00' -5h 17' -4h 42' -2h 43' -0h 25' +1h 54' +4h 04' +5h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +44.6 +44.6 +44.6 +44.7 +33.6 +27.3 +33.1 +44.6 +44.6 +44.4 +44.5 +44.6   +41.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -32 -24 -18 -5 +3 +1 -1 -1 -6 -11 -27 -37   -13.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +17.8 (+32) +19.6 (+35) +17.3 (+31) +16 (+29) +13.1 (+24) +11 (+20) +10.7 (+19) +12 (+22) +14.4 (+26) +17.7 (+32) +18.4 (+33) +17.4 (+31) +15.5 (+28)

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