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Dakar vs Las Americas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Las Americas, Dominican Republic is approximately 5,557 km or 3,453 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Las Americas bearing 86° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 101.9° or ESE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Las Americas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 758.7 mm (29.9 in) less which is equivalent to 758.7 l/m² (18.62 US gal/ft²) or 7,587,000 l/ha (811,101 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° higher in Dakar than in Las Americas.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-1) -41 (-2) -39 (-2) -70 (-3) -143 (-6) -101 (-4) -45 (-2) +16 (+1) -20 (-1) -112 (-4) -101 (-4) -65 (-3) -759 (-30)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 -3.6 -3.7 -3.4 +3.7 +3.8 +3.7 +3.7 +3.7   +1.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27.1 -20 -15.6 -11.1 -11.4 -12.7 -10.6 -7.3 -8.7 -12.2 -23.2 -31.3   -15.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.3 (-17) -7.5 (-14) -6.9 (-12) -6.1 (-11) -5.5 (-10) -3.5 (-6) -1.8 (-3) -1 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -2.2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8.5 (-15) -4.9 (-9)

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