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Dakar vs Madang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Madang, Papua New Guinea is approximately 17,905 km or 11,126 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Madang bearing 301.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 241.6° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Madang has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Madang is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3027.1 mm (119.2 in) less which is equivalent to 3027.1 l/m² (74.29 US gal/ft²) or 30,271,000 l/ha (3,236,171 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • There are 883 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 25' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° lower in Dakar than in Madang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -388 (-15) -309 (-12) -363 (-14) -439 (-17) -318 (-13) -192 (-8) -73 (-3) +77 (+3) +8 (+0) -252 (-10) -393 (-15) -387 (-15) -3027 (-119)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -13.5 ( -48) -17 ( -55) -15.5 ( -52) -14.5 ( -47) -8 ( -27) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) -5 ( -16) -11.5 ( -38) -15.5 ( -50)   -105 ( -29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 50' +3h 26' +4h 48' +6h 14' +2h 58' +1h 48' +0h 48' -0h 25' +0h 22' +1h 40' +2h 16' +2h 21'   +2h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 02' -0h 38' -0h 07' +0h 26' +0h 55' +1h 09' +1h 02' +0h 38' +0h 06' -0h 27' -0h 55' -1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.7 -19 -8.8 +14.2 +19.8 +19.9 +19.9 +14.6 -8 -19.2 -19.9 -20   -2.2

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