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Dakar vs Lyon Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Lyon, France is approximately 4,035 km or 2,507 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Lyon bearing 218.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 206.8° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Lyon has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Lyon is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.9 °C (23.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.5 °C (22.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 411.6 mm (16.2 in) less which is equivalent to 411.6 l/m² (10.1 US gal/ft²) or 4,116,000 l/ha (440,028 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1033 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 50' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.6° higher in Dakar than in Lyon.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.2°C (18.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +21 (+38) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +16 (+28) +19 (+34) +21 (+37) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -52 (-2) -54 (-2) -63 (-2) -67 (-3) -85 (-3) -66 (-3) 0 (0) +88 (+3) +59 (+2) -42 (-2) -71 (-3) -59 (-2) -412 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -11.5 ( -41) -11 ( -35) -10.5 ( -35) -12.5 ( -40) -9 ( -30) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +2 (+7) -7 ( -23) -13.5 ( -45) -13.5 ( -44)   -98 ( -27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 00' +5h 10' +4h 03' +3h 22' +1h 54' -0h 02' -1h 48' -1h 42' +0h 40' +3h 54' +6h 20' +6h 15'   +2h 50'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 18' +1h 24' +0h 15' -0h 58' -2h 02' -2h 35' -2h 20' -1h 25' -0h 13' +1h 00' +2h 03' +2h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +30.9 +30.9 +30.9 +31 +19.9 +13.6 +19.4 +30.9 +30.9 +30.8 +30.8 +30.9   +27.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -32 -22 -11 -2 +1 +1 +7 +8 -1 -11 -25 -35   -10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.5 (+21) +12.2 (+22) +10 (+18) +9.6 (+17) +8.3 (+15) +7.4 (+13) +7.9 (+14) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +12.8 (+23) +13.1 (+24) +12 (+22) +10.2 (+18)

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