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Dakar vs Mbala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Mbala, Zambia is approximately 5,988 km or 3,721 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Mbala bearing 295.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 292.9° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Mbala has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Mbala is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.7 °C (4.9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 826.2 mm (32.5 in) less which is equivalent to 826.2 l/m² (20.28 US gal/ft²) or 8,262,000 l/ha (883,263 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Dakar than in Mbala.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +12 (+22) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -235 (-9) -209 (-8) -233 (-9) -126 (-5) -16 (-1) +9 (+0) +60 (+2) +164 (+6) +130 (+5) +17 (+1) -136 (-5) -252 (-10) -826 (-33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 13' -0h 45' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 05' +1h 21' +1h 14' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 05' -1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.3 -21.7 -5.2 +17.9 +23.5 +23.6 +23.4 +18.1 -4.5 -21.6 -23.3 -23.6   -1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -28.7 -19 -14.5 -4.1 +12.9 +12.3 +22.1 +28.1 - - -9 -   -
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4 (-7) -1.7 (-3) -1 (-2) +1.7 (+3) +7.7 (+14) +11.6 (+21) +15.5 (+28) +15.7 (+28) - - +4.2 (+8) - -

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