Vs > Sodankyla, Lapland
Senegal flag

Dakar vs Sodankyla, Lapland Climate & Distance Between

Finland flag
  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland is approximately 6,658 km or 4,138 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 231.1° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 198° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 25.3 °C (45.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.7 °C (40.9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 88.1 mm (3.5 in) less which is equivalent to 88.1 l/m² (2.16 US gal/ft²) or 881,000 l/ha (94,185 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 1490.5 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 05' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 49.1° higher in Dakar than in Sodankyla, Lapland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.4°C (38.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +34 (+61) +28 (+50) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +20 (+36) +28 (+50) +32 (+58) +33 (+59) +24 (+43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+65) +35 (+62) +30 (+53) +24 (+42) +18 (+32) +14 (+26) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +21 (+38) +27 (+49) +33 (+60) +37 (+66) +25 (+46)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +36 (+65) +36 (+65) +33 (+59) +26 (+47) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +28 (+50) +33 (+59) +35 (+63) +27 (+48)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -25 (-1) -25 (-1) -24 (-1) -34 (-1) -46 (-2) -5 (0) +102 (+4) +79 (+3) -14 (-1) -38 (-2) -31 (-1) -88 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -16.5 ( -58) -14 ( -45) -14.5 ( -48) -12.5 ( -40) -14 ( -47) -6 ( -19) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -12 ( -39) -18.5 ( -62) -18.5 ( -60)   -150 ( -41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 46' +6h 56' +5h 29' +3h 36' +2h 29' -0h 48' -1h 58' +0h 05' +3h 58' +6h 03' +7h 44' +7h 47'   +4h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 30' +4h 14' +0h 43' -2h 49' -6h 45' -10h 53' -8h 46' -4h 15' -0h 37' +2h 55' +6h 52' +10h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +52.3 +52.4 +52.6 +52.6 +41.5 +35.2 +41 +52.5 +52.5 +52.3 +52.2 +52.2   +49.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -32 -29 -16 -5 +1 +2 -1 -5 -10 -17 -29 -37   -14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +28.2 (+51) +27.8 (+50) +24.9 (+45) +21.1 (+38) +17.4 (+31) +14.2 (+26) +12.7 (+23) +14.8 (+27) +18.6 (+33) +23.1 (+42) +26.5 (+48) +27.5 (+50) +21.4 (+39)

There are so many comparison pages. Please post a link to one to help people find them:

Dakar vs Sodankyla, Lapland Discussion

You are welcome to incorporate your thoughts on the differences in climate or other matters such as contrasts in culture, standard of living, demographics etc.

Currently under general maintenance.

Climate Guides for Locations near Dakar

Climate Guides for Locations near Sodankyla, Lapland


Countries A-Z:         A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
Bright Future Dir.

© 2009 - 2015 climatemps.com - Sitemap - Contact Us - Privacy Policy -