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Dakar vs Makokou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Makokou, Gabon is approximately 3,690 km or 2,293 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Makokou bearing 296.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 292.5° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Makokou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Makokou is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1228.1 mm (48.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1228.1 l/m² (30.14 US gal/ft²) or 12,281,000 l/ha (1,312,920 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Dakar than in Makokou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) 0 (0) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -86 (-3) -106 (-4) -190 (-7) -206 (-8) -187 (-7) -44 (-2) +52 (+2) +135 (+5) -9 (0) -260 (-10) -225 (-9) -103 (-4) -1228 (-48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 44' -0h 27' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 39' +0h 49' +0h 45' +0h 27' +0h 04' -0h 19' -0h 39' -0h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.1 -13.8 -12.7 +8.6 +14.1 +14.2 +14 +8.7 -12.5 -13.9 -14.1 -14.2   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -19 -16 -12 -10 -14 -14 -8 -5 -8 -20 -31   -15.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.5 (-17) -8.1 (-15) -7.6 (-14) -6.3 (-11) -3.9 (-7) -0.4 (-1) +2.2 (+4) +3.2 (+6) +1.9 (+3) +0.8 (+1) -2.7 (-5) -7.3 (-13) -3.1 (-6)

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