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Dakar vs Lugano Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Lugano, Switzerland is approximately 4,264 km or 2,649 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Lugano bearing 224° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 209.9° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Lugano has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Lugano is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 12.8 °C (23.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.1 °C (21.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1191.1 mm (46.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1191.1 l/m² (29.23 US gal/ft²) or 11,911,000 l/ha (1,273,365 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 951 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 36' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.9° higher in Dakar than in Lugano.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +15 (+26) +19 (+33) +20 (+36) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +19 (+35) +20 (+36) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +14 (+24) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +15 (+28) +19 (+35) +19 (+34) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -77 (-3) -73 (-3) -110 (-4) -157 (-6) -200 (-8) -165 (-6) -78 (-3) -8 (0) -26 (-1) -109 (-4) -125 (-5) -65 (-3) -1191 (-47)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6.5 ( -21) -6.5 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -10.5 ( -35) -14.5 ( -47) -11 ( -37) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) -5 ( -16) -9.5 ( -32) -8.5 ( -27)   -77 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 17' +3h 34' +4h 13' +3h 54' +3h 29' +0h 44' -1h 17' -1h 21' +0h 58' +3h 27' +4h 50' +4h 30'   +2h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 20' +1h 25' +0h 15' -0h 59' -2h 03' -2h 37' -2h 22' -1h 26' -0h 13' +1h 01' +2h 05' +2h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.2 +31.2 +31.2 +31.3 +20.2 +13.9 +19.7 +31.2 +31.2 +31 +31.1 +31.2   +27.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -9 -2 +2 +0 +0 +4 +5 +1 -4 -12 -18   -4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.6 (+24) +14.2 (+26) +12.8 (+23) +10.4 (+19) +7.9 (+14) +7.3 (+13) +7.1 (+13) +8.1 (+15) +10 (+18) +13.7 (+25) +15.6 (+28) +14.3 (+26) +11.3 (+20)

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