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Dakar vs Kristiansand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kristiansand, Norway is approximately 5,274 km or 3,277 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kristiansand bearing 214.4° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 197.9° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12 °C (21.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 988.1 mm (38.9 in) less which is equivalent to 988.1 l/m² (24.25 US gal/ft²) or 9,881,000 l/ha (1,056,344 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1256 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 26' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40° higher in Dakar than in Kristiansand.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.2°C (25.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +20 (+35) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +17 (+31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -126 (-5) -99 (-4) -62 (-2) -73 (-3) -57 (-2) -65 (-3) -44 (-2) +22 (+1) -22 (-1) -116 (-5) -175 (-7) -173 (-7) -988 (-39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -15.5 ( -55) -12 ( -39) -12.5 ( -42) -9.5 ( -31) -10 ( -33) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -17) -13 ( -42) -19.5 ( -65) -20.5 ( -66)   -141 ( -39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 13' +5h 29' +5h 23' +3h 52' +1h 40' -0h 46' -0h 56' -0h 23' +2h 10' +5h 05' +6h 50' +6h 44'   +3h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 18' +2h 33' +0h 27' -1h 44' -3h 45' -4h 54' -4h 22' -2h 33' -0h 23' +1h 48' +3h 48' +4h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +43.3 +43.3 +43.4 +43.4 +32.3 +26 +31.8 +43.3 +43.3 +43.2 +43.2 +43.3   +40
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -19 -12 -5 +4 +1 +0 -1 -4 -9 -22 -33   -10.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16 (+29) +17.2 (+31) +15.9 (+29) +13.8 (+25) +12.8 (+23) +11.7 (+21) +10.6 (+19) +11.4 (+21) +13.7 (+25) +16.6 (+30) +17 (+31) +14.2 (+26) +14.2 (+26)

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