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Dakar vs Tontouta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Tontouta, New Caledonia is approximately 19,115 km or 11,878 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Tontouta bearing 153.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 25.3° or NNE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Tontouta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 540 mm (21.3 in) less which is equivalent to 540 l/m² (13.25 US gal/ft²) or 5,400,000 l/ha (577,296 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.1° higher in Dakar than in Tontouta.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) +-1 (-1) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) +9 (+15) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +5 (+8) +0 (+0) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -122 (-5) -144 (-6) -120 (-5) -73 (-3) -65 (-3) -86 (-3) -4 (0) +108 (+4) +103 (+4) -9 (0) -60 (-2) -68 (-3) -540 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 57' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 44' +2h 10' +1h 58' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 45' -2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.4 -13.6 +7.7 +31 +36.5 +36.7 +36.6 +31.4 +8.7 -13.8 -30.9 -36.7   +5.1

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