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Dakar vs La Plata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and La Plata, Argentina is approximately 6,978 km or 4,336 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from La Plata bearing 44.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 36.7° or NE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas La Plata has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.5 °C (15.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 594.1 mm (23.4 in) less which is equivalent to 594.1 l/m² (14.58 US gal/ft²) or 5,941,000 l/ha (635,132 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.6° higher in Dakar than in La Plata.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +0 (-1) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +14 (+26) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +5 (+10) +0 (0) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +2 (+4) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +12 (+21) +17 (+31) +20 (+35) +19 (+34) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +5 (+8) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -95 (-4) -102 (-4) -118 (-5) -73 (-3) -73 (-3) -44 (-2) +2 (+0) +99 (+4) +61 (+2) -74 (-3) -92 (-4) -84 (-3) -594 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 50' -1h 45' -0h 19' +1h 13' +2h 30' +3h 09' +2h 52' +1h 46' +0h 16' -1h 15' -2h 32' -3h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.3 -0.7 +20.9 +44.1 +49.6 +49.7 +49.5 +44.1 +21.4 -1.4 -19.6 -26.7   +17.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -15 -15 -12 -11 -13 -12 -4 -2 -6 -13 -18   -11.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.5 (-10) -4.3 (-8) -2.1 (-4) +2.6 (+5) +7.6 (+14) +13 (+23) +15.3 (+28) +15.8 (+28) +13.6 (+24) +10.1 (+18) +4.3 (+8) -2.3 (-4) +5.7 (+10)

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