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Dakar vs Kurunegala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kurunegala, Sri Lanka is approximately 10,634 km or 6,608 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kurunegala bearing 285.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 260.7° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kurunegala has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kurunegala is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.9 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1682.1 mm (66.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1682.1 l/m² (41.28 US gal/ft²) or 16,821,000 l/ha (1,798,277 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° lower in Dakar than in Kurunegala.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -60 (-2) -91 (-4) -138 (-5) -262 (-10) -193 (-8) -146 (-6) -54 (-2) +72 (+3) -25 (-1) -322 (-13) -326 (-13) -139 (-5) -1682 (-66)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 20' +0h 25' +0h 23' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 20' -0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.2 -7.1 -7 +1.6 +7.1 +7.3 +7.2 +1.9 -7.2 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3   -2.2

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