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Dakar vs Lafayette, La Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Lafayette, La, Usa is approximately 7,719 km or 4,797 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Lafayette, La bearing 84.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 117.2° or ESE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Lafayette, La has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Lafayette, La is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4.4 °C (8°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 1069.4 mm (42.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1069.4 l/m² (26.25 US gal/ft²) or 10,694,000 l/ha (1,143,260 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.1° higher in Dakar than in Lafayette, La.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) +-1 (-2) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +-1 (-1) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+3) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +6 (+12) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -123 (-5) -108 (-4) -105 (-4) -103 (-4) -130 (-5) -120 (-5) -116 (-5) +28 (+1) -2 (0) -59 (-2) -96 (-4) -136 (-5) -1069 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 56' +0h 35' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 50' -1h 03' -0h 57' -0h 35' -0h 05' +0h 25' +0h 50' +1h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.3 +15.3 +15.3 +15.4 +4.4 -1.9 +4 +15.5 +15.5 +15.4 +15.4 +15.4   +12.1

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