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Dakar vs Khartoum Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Khartoum, Sudan is approximately 5,360 km or 3,331 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Khartoum bearing 276° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 262.1° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Khartoum has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Khartoum is in or near the tropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.6 °C (10°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 250.7 mm (9.9 in) more which is equivalent to 250.7 l/m² (6.15 US gal/ft²) or 2,507,000 l/ha (268,015 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 613 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 40' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Dakar than in Khartoum.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.4°C (15°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -8 (-14) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -8 (-15) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-10) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -3 (0) +5 (+0) +14 (+1) +89 (+4) +109 (+4) +32 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +251 (+10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2)   +28 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 34' -2h 26' -0h 38' -0h 36' -0h 23' -1h 14' -1h 01' -2h 07' -2h 02' -2h 05' -2h 18' -2h 42'   -1h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 +0.9 -0.9 -0.9 -0.8 +0.8 +0.8 +0.8 +0.8 +0.8   +0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +28 +38 +46 +51 +51 +41 +28 +26 +35 +44 +34 +22   +37
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.4 (+15) +11.1 (+20) +12.4 (+22) +12.1 (+22) +9.7 (+17) +6.7 (+12) +3.9 (+7) +3.2 (+6) +5 (+9) +9.9 (+18) +10.5 (+19) +7.3 (+13) +8.4 (+15)

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