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Dakar vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 12,993 km or 8,074 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 175.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 1° or N .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual average temperature is 41.6 °C (74.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.1 °C (32.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 199.9 mm (7.9 in) more which is equivalent to 199.9 l/m² (4.91 US gal/ft²) or 1,999,000 l/ha (213,706 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.3° higher in Dakar than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +30 (+54) +38 (+69) +42 (+76) +46 (+83) +49 (+88) +53 (+96) +55 (+99) +53 (+95) +46 (+84) +36 (+64) +27 (+49) +42 (+75)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -28 (-1) -15 (-1) -18 (-1) -20 (-1) -18 (-1) +44 (+2) +152 (+6) +124 (+5) +17 (+1) -11 (0) -14 (-1) +200 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 46' -11h 04' -1h 44' +7h 41' +12h 40' +12h 51' +12h 46' +10h 56' +1h 29' -7h 57' -12h 41' -12h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +23.2 +41.8 +63.4 +86.4 +92.3 +92.6 +92.4 +86.8 +64.4 +41.4 +23.1 +16.2   +60.3

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