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Dakar vs Khost Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Khost, Afghanistan is approximately 8,882 km or 5,520 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Khost bearing 281.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 238° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Khost has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Khost is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.3 °C (13.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.7 °C (30.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 63.6 mm (2.5 in) less which is equivalent to 63.6 l/m² (1.56 US gal/ft²) or 636,000 l/ha (67,993 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° higher in Dakar than in Khost.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +0 (0) +-4 (-8) -6 (-12) +-4 (-6) +-2 (-4) +-1 (-1) +4 (+6) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +19 (+35) +20 (+36) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -53 (-2) -62 (-2) -65 (-3) -39 (-2) -11 (0) -15 (-1) +103 (+4) +104 (+4) +29 (+1) -11 (0) -21 (-1) -64 (-3)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 10' +0h 43' +0h 07' -0h 30' -1h 02' -1h 18' -1h 11' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 03' +1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.6 +18.6 +18.6 +18.7 +7.6 +1.2 +7.1 +18.5 +18.5 +18.4 +18.4 +18.6   +15.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -2 +1 +8 +20 +23 +8 +7 +13 +16 +5 -7   +7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.6 (+24) +12.7 (+23) +8.6 (+15) +5.7 (+10) +5.5 (+10) +4.6 (+8) +2.1 (+4) +2.7 (+5) +6.6 (+12) +12.5 (+23) +15.3 (+28) +14 (+25) +8.7 (+16)

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