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Dakar vs Mactan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Mactan, Philippines is approximately 14,938 km or 9,282 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Mactan bearing 302.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 238.9° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Mactan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Mactan is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°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 847.1 mm (33.4 in) less which is equivalent to 847.1 l/m² (20.79 US gal/ft²) or 8,471,000 l/ha (905,606 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° lower in Dakar than in Mactan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -76 (-3) -61 (-2) -42 (-2) -29 (-1) -54 (-2) -140 (-5) -97 (-4) +28 (+1) -33 (-1) -111 (-4) -131 (-5) -103 (-4) -847 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 12' +0h 15' +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.3 -4.2 -4.2 -1.3 +4.3 +4.4 +4.4 -0.8 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5   -1.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -19 -14 -7 -5 -10 -9 -4 -5 -9 -20 -30   -13.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.5 (-21) -10.1 (-18) -9.7 (-17) -8.6 (-15) -7.3 (-13) -4.8 (-9) -2.7 (-5) -1.7 (-3) -2.3 (-4) -3 (-5) -6.4 (-12) -10.9 (-20) -6.6 (-12)

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