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Dakar vs Matecana Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Matecana, Colombia is approximately 6,458 km or 4,013 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Matecana bearing 75.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 86.5° or E .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Matecana has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Matecana is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1795.1 mm (70.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1795.1 l/m² (44.06 US gal/ft²) or 17,951,000 l/ha (1,919,081 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Dakar than in Matecana.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +0 (0) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -121 (-5) -114 (-4) -178 (-7) -235 (-9) -234 (-9) -161 (-6) -64 (-3) +41 (+2) -55 (-2) -237 (-9) -277 (-11) -162 (-6) -1795 (-71)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.9 -9.8 -9.7 +4.4 +9.9 +9.9 +9.7 +4.4 -9.6 -9.7 -9.9 -10   -2.6

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