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Dakar vs Latakia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Latakia, Syria is approximately 5,759 km or 3,579 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Latakia bearing 260.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 236.1° or SW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Latakia has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Latakia is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.9 °C (8.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 398.5 mm (15.7 in) less which is equivalent to 398.5 l/m² (9.78 US gal/ft²) or 3,985,000 l/ha (426,023 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.4° higher in Dakar than in Latakia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +5 (+8) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -183 (-7) -96 (-4) -92 (-4) -48 (-2) -21 (-1) +5 (+0) +59 (+2) +162 (+6) +126 (+5) -32 (-1) -95 (-4) -185 (-7) -399 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 20' +0h 49' +0h 09' -0h 34' -1h 11' -1h 30' -1h 21' -0h 49' -0h 07' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.7 +20.7 +20.8 +20.8 +9.7 +3.4 +9.3 +20.7 +20.7 +20.6 +20.6 +20.7   +17.4

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