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Dakar vs Kufra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kufra, Libya is approximately 4,389 km or 2,727 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kufra bearing 263.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 249.6° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kufra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11 °C (19.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 411.9 mm (16.2 in) more which is equivalent to 411.9 l/m² (10.11 US gal/ft²) or 4,119,000 l/ha (440,348 US gal/ac) more. About 412 2/5 as much.
  • There are 642 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 44' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.2° higher in Dakar than in Kufra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.6°C (22.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) +-2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +-4 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +164 (+6) +134 (+5) +37 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +412 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +5 (+16) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2)   +47 (+13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 58' -0h 38' +0h 15' +0h 34' -0h 15' -2h 50' -5h 01' -5h 34' -3h 04' -1h 25' -1h 14' -0h 46'   -1h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 33' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 36' -0h 33' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 29' +0h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.5 +9.5 +9.5 +9.5 -1.5 -7.8 -1.8 +9.4 +9.4 +9.3 +9.4 +9.4   +6.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +10 +22 +30 +39 +46 +46 +48 +52 +48 +41 +19 +4   +33.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.2 (+18) +12.1 (+22) +10.9 (+20) +10.7 (+19) +11.2 (+20) +12.9 (+23) +14.8 (+27) +15.7 (+28) +15.3 (+28) +15.2 (+27) +12.1 (+22) +9.9 (+18) +12.6 (+23)

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