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Dakar vs KirkjubŠjarklaustur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and KirkjubŠjarklaustur, Iceland is approximately 5,455 km or 3,390 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from KirkjubŠjarklaustur bearing 179.3° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 179.7° or S .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas KirkjubŠjarklaustur has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas KirkjubŠjarklaustur is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.8 °C (35.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1231.4 mm (48.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1231.4 l/m² (30.22 US gal/ft²) or 12,314,000 l/ha (1,316,448 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 45.6° higher in Dakar than in KirkjubŠjarklaustur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.3°C (29.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +25 (+45) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+39) +21 (+37) +20 (+37) +18 (+33) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +20 (+35) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +24 (+43) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +19 (+34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -143 (-6) -129 (-5) -131 (-5) -115 (-5) -117 (-5) -121 (-5) -60 (-2) +6 (+0) -6 (0) -148 (-6) -136 (-5) -133 (-5) -1231 (-48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16.5 ( -53) -13.5 ( -48) -17 ( -55) -15.5 ( -52) -15.5 ( -50) -13 ( -43) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -13 ( -42) -14.5 ( -48) -17.5 ( -56)   -149 ( -41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 03' +3h 25' +0h 36' -2h 18' -5h 10' -7h 07' -6h 10' -3h 25' -0h 31' +2h 23' +5h 15' +7h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +48.8 +48.8 +48.9 +49 +37.9 +31.6 +37.5 +48.9 +49 +48.8 +48.8 +48.8   +45.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22.5 -18.5 -13.6 -9.9 -6.2 -10 -8.1 -6.2 -3.9 -7.1 -15.7 -25.1   -12.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.1 (+27) +15.6 (+28) +16.3 (+29) +15.5 (+28) +14.6 (+26) +14 (+25) +14.1 (+25) +15.4 (+28) +18.1 (+33) +20.3 (+37) +20.1 (+36) +16.6 (+30) +16.3 (+29)

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