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Dakar vs Kuching Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kuching, Malaysia is approximately 14,000 km or 8,700 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kuching bearing 289.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 257.1° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kuching has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kuching is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3741.4 mm (147.3 in) less which is equivalent to 3741.4 l/m² (91.82 US gal/ft²) or 37,414,000 l/ha (3,999,805 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Dakar than in Kuching.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -690 (-27) -536 (-21) -362 (-14) -265 (-10) -237 (-9) -191 (-8) -124 (-5) -47 (-2) -140 (-6) -306 (-12) -366 (-14) -478 (-19) -3741 (-147)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 41' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 46' +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.1 -12.9 -12.3 +7.5 +13.1 +13.2 +13.2 +7.9 -12.4 -13.1 -13.3 -13.3   -2.8

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