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Dakar vs Maracaibo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Maracaibo, Venezuela is approximately 5,889 km or 3,660 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Maracaibo bearing 79.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 92.2° or E .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 167.1 mm (6.6 in) less which is equivalent to 167.1 l/m² (4.1 US gal/ft²) or 1,671,000 l/ha (178,641 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° lower in Dakar than in Maracaibo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.5°C (10°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) -6 (-12) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) -2 (0) -6 (0) -52 (-2) -66 (-3) -45 (-2) +35 (+1) +105 (+4) +30 (+1) -77 (-3) -70 (-3) -17 (-1) -167 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14' +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -1.3 +4.1 +4.2 +4 -1.2 -4 -4.1 -4.2 -4.2   -1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -13 -10 -9 -8 -6 -2 +1 -2 -9 -19 -25   -10.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.9 (-18) -8.7 (-16) -8.4 (-15) -8.2 (-15) -6.7 (-12) -3.5 (-6) -1.4 (-3) -0.7 (-1) -1.6 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -5.6 (-10) -9.3 (-17) -5.5 (-10)

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