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Dakar vs Kota Kinabalu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia is approximately 14,403 km or 8,950 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kota Kinabalu bearing 294.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 249.2° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kota Kinabalu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kota Kinabalu is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2134.2 mm (84 in) less which is equivalent to 2134.2 l/m² (52.38 US gal/ft²) or 21,342,000 l/ha (2,281,601 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Dakar than in Kota Kinabalu.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -127 (-5) -63 (-2) -61 (-2) -111 (-4) -225 (-9) -280 (-11) -195 (-8) -95 (-4) -151 (-6) -299 (-12) -297 (-12) -230 (-9) -2134 (-84)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 24' +0h 31' +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.7 -8.5 -8.5 +3.1 +8.6 +8.8 +8.7 +3.5 -8.7 -8.8 -8.9 -8.8   -2.5

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