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Dakar vs Kunming Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kunming, China is approximately 12,171 km or 7,563 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kunming bearing 297.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 236.2° or SW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kunming has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kunming is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.7 °C (17.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 593.8 mm (23.4 in) less which is equivalent to 593.8 l/m² (14.57 US gal/ft²) or 5,938,000 l/ha (634,812 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 879 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 24' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7° higher in Dakar than in Kunming.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.1°C (14.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -11 (0) -16 (-1) -26 (-1) -91 (-4) -163 (-6) -144 (-6) -41 (-2) +13 (+1) -52 (-2) -39 (-2) -13 (-1) -594 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -3.5 ( -12) -4 ( -13) -5.5 ( -18) -11.5 ( -37) -16 ( -53) -11 ( -35) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -8 ( -26) -5.5 ( -18) -2.5 ( -8)   -69 ( -19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 05' +0h 21' +1h 52' +2h 10' +3h 21' +5h 00' +4h 03' +2h 15' +3h 20' +2h 46' +2h 28' +1h 15'   +2h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 36' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 40' -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 16' +0h 32' +0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.3 +10.3 +10.4 +10.4 -0.7 -7.1 -1.1 +10.1 +10.1 +10.1 +10.1 +10.2   +7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -1 +7 +9 -15 -7 -8 -4 -2 -5 -12 -18   -5.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.4 (+19) +10.5 (+19) +9.6 (+17) +7.3 (+13) +0.9 (+2) +4.6 (+8) +5.8 (+10) +7.3 (+13) +8.8 (+16) +10.5 (+19) +11.3 (+20) +10.3 (+19) +8.1 (+15)

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