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Dakar vs Marseille Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Marseille, France is approximately 3,853 km or 2,395 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Marseille bearing 221.1° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 209.5° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Marseille has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The mean temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 131.5 mm (5.2 in) less which is equivalent to 131.5 l/m² (3.23 US gal/ft²) or 1,315,000 l/ha (140,582 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 397 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 06' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.3° higher in Dakar than in Marseille.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +17 (+30) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -53 (-2) -44 (-2) -47 (-2) -41 (-2) -18 (-1) +47 (+2) +135 (+5) +88 (+3) -41 (-2) -58 (-2) -55 (-2) -132 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -5.5 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -6.5 ( -22) -7.5 ( -24) -2 ( -7) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) -3 ( -10) -8.5 ( -28) -9.5 ( -31)   -33 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 48' +3h 11' +3h 34' +2h 16' +0h 38' -1h 38' -4h 01' -3h 34' -0h 58' +2h 05' +3h 50' +4h 00'   +1h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 03' +1h 15' +0h 13' -0h 52' -1h 49' -2h 18' -2h 05' -1h 16' -0h 11' +0h 54' +1h 50' +2h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28.6 +28.6 +28.6 +28.7 +17.6 +11.3 +17.1 +28.6 +28.6 +28.5 +28.5 +28.6   +25.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -13 -8 +0 +2 +4 +10 +11 +4 -4 -18 -27   -5.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.1 (+16) +10.4 (+19) +8.7 (+16) +8.1 (+15) +6.6 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +6.7 (+12) +7.3 (+13) +7.6 (+14) +10.7 (+19) +10.9 (+20) +9.5 (+17) +8.5 (+15)

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