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Dakar vs Lake Charles, Louisiana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Lake Charles, Louisiana, Usa is approximately 7,838 km or 4,871 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Lake Charles, Louisiana bearing 83.9° 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 Lake Charles, Louisiana has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Lake Charles, Louisiana is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.4 °C (8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 980.1 mm (38.6 in) less which is equivalent to 980.1 l/m² (24.05 US gal/ft²) or 9,801,000 l/ha (1,047,792 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12° higher in Dakar than in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.5°C (9.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) +-1 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +0 (-1) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +6 (+12) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -113 (-4) -90 (-4) -84 (-3) -84 (-3) -143 (-6) -116 (-5) -72 (-3) +29 (+1) -10 (0) -63 (-2) -107 (-4) -128 (-5) -980 (-39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9.5 ( -31) -8.5 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -7.5 ( -25) -7.5 ( -24) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) -1 ( -3) -7.5 ( -25) -9.5 ( -31)   -61 ( -17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 56' +0h 34' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 02' -0h 57' -0h 35' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 50' +1h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.3 +15.2 +15.2 +15.3 +4.3 -2 +4 +15.4 +15.4 +15.3 +15.3 +15.3   +12
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -5 +3 +8 +12 +12 +9 +14 +15 +17 +4 -13   +5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7 (+13) +7.2 (+13) +5.5 (+10) +3.2 (+6) +2.2 (+4) +2.3 (+4) +1.9 (+3) +3.2 (+6) +5.1 (+9) +10.2 (+18) +10.6 (+19) +7.6 (+14) +5.5 (+10)

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