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Dakar vs Menaka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Menaka, Mali is approximately 2,118 km or 1,316 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Menaka bearing 269.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 264° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Menaka has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Menaka is in or near the tropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.6 °C (10.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 194.8 mm (7.7 in) more which is equivalent to 194.8 l/m² (4.78 US gal/ft²) or 1,948,000 l/ha (208,254 US gal/ac) more. About 1 8/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Dakar than in Menaka.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -16 (-30) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-3) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (0) -6 (0) -13 (-1) -8 (0) +81 (+3) +106 (+4) +32 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +195 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04' -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.1 +1.2 +1.1 +1.2 -1.2 -1.1 -1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1   +0.5

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