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Dakar vs Lungi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Lungi, Sierra Leone is approximately 825 km or 513 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Lungi bearing 325.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 325° or NW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Lungi has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2604.1 mm (102.5 in) less which is equivalent to 2604.1 l/m² (63.91 US gal/ft²) or 26,041,000 l/ha (2,783,956 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Dakar than in Lungi.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-3) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -3 (0) -8 (0) -47 (-2) -191 (-8) -339 (-13) -630 (-25) -624 (-25) -367 (-14) -263 (-10) -109 (-4) -23 (-1) -2604 (-103)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21' +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.1 -6 -6 +0.5 +6 +6.1 +6 +0.7 -6 -6 -6.1 -6.2   -2

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