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Dakar vs Lima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Lima, Peru is approximately 7,207 km or 4,479 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Lima bearing 67.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 68.8° or ENE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Lima has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.1 °C (0.2°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 406.5 mm (16 in) more which is equivalent to 406.5 l/m² (9.98 US gal/ft²) or 4,065,000 l/ha (434,575 US gal/ac) more. About 64 3/7 as much.
  • There are 1577 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 18' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Dakar than in Lima.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.1°C (0.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +10 (+19) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +6 (+12) +2 (+3) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +163 (+6) +134 (+5) +37 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +407 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2.5 ( -8) -2.5 ( -9) -4 ( -13) -3.5 ( -12) -9.5 ( -31) -14 ( -47) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -7.5 ( -25) -4.5 ( -15)   -77 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 50' +2h 35' +1h 56' +2h 58' +5h 21' +7h 02' +6h 19' +5h 30' +5h 54' +5h 30' +4h 22' +2h 25'   +4h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 23' -0h 52' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 32' +1h 24' +0h 52' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 15' -1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.5 -21.7 -2 +21.2 +26.7 +26.7 +26.5 +21.2 -1.5 -21.8 -26.2 -26.8   -0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -30 -24 -21 -19 -18 -21 -19 -15 -15 -16 -25 -33   -21.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.5 (-15) -7.5 (-14) -6.4 (-12) -3.7 (-7) +0 (+0) +3.7 (+7) +6.3 (+11) +7.5 (+14) +6.9 (+12) +5.6 (+10) +1 (+2) -5.6 (-10) -0.1 (0)

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