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Dakar vs Maun Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Maun, Botswana is approximately 5,908 km or 3,672 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Maun bearing 307.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 309.7° or NW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Maun is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.4 °C (4.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 58.1 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 58.1 l/m² (1.43 US gal/ft²) or 581,000 l/ha (62,113 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 281 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 45' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° higher in Dakar than in Maun.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.6°C (24.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) +-2 (-4) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +-3 (-5) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) +-3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +9 (+15) +4 (+7) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-3) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -108 (-4) -103 (-4) -83 (-3) -25 (-1) -4 (0) +9 (+0) +61 (+2) +165 (+6) +133 (+5) +21 (+1) -45 (-2) -80 (-3) -58 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11.5 ( -37) -10.5 ( -37) -9 ( -29) -3.5 ( -12) -0.5 ( -2) +1 (+3) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +12 (+40) +2 (+6) -6.5 ( -22) -9.5 ( -31)   -12 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 07' +1h 14' +1h 27' +0h 42' -0h 23' -1h 26' -2h 44' -4h 13' -3h 14' -1h 11' -0h 18' +0h 54'   -0h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 49' -1h 08' -0h 12' +0h 47' +1h 37' +2h 02' +1h 51' +1h 08' +0h 10' -0h 49' -1h 38' -2h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32 -15.4 +5.8 +29.1 +34.6 +34.7 +34.5 +29.2 +6.5 -15.8 -31.6 -34.7   +3.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +15 +18 +33 +42 +42 +46 +53 +56 +50 +32 +15   +34.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.1 (0) +1.6 (+3) +3.3 (+6) +9.7 (+17) +17.9 (+32) +22.5 (+41) +25.3 (+46) +25.5 (+46) +23.8 (+43) +18 (+32) +11.3 (+20) +3.8 (+7) +13.6 (+24)

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