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Dakar vs Karonga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Karonga, Malawi is approximately 6,293 km or 3,910 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Karonga bearing 295.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 292.8° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Karonga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Karonga is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0 °C (0.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 386.4 mm (15.2 in) less which is equivalent to 386.4 l/m² (9.48 US gal/ft²) or 3,864,000 l/ha (413,087 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° lower in Dakar than in Karonga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +-1 (-1) +-3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) +0 (+0) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -2 (-4) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -119 (-5) -206 (-8) -130 (-5) -18 (-1) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +164 (+6) +134 (+5) +36 (+1) -39 (-2) -149 (-6) -386 (-15)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 16' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 08' +1h 25' +1h 17' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 09' -1h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.4 -22 -4.1 +19 +24.6 +24.7 +24.5 +19.2 -3.5 -21.9 -24.4 -24.7   -1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -20 -19 -13 -4 +3 +6 +11 +15 +16 -1 -23   -4.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.4 (-17) -8.4 (-15) -7.7 (-14) -5.8 (-10) -1.5 (-3) +4.3 (+8) +7 (+13) +7.4 (+13) +6.2 (+11) +4.6 (+8) -1.2 (-2) -7.8 (-14) -1 (-2)

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