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Dakar vs Merida Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Merida, Venezuela is approximately 5,873 km or 3,650 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Merida bearing 78° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 89.7° or E .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Merida has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Merida is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.3 °C (9.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1372.1 mm (54 in) less which is equivalent to 1372.1 l/m² (33.67 US gal/ft²) or 13,721,000 l/ha (1,466,866 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Dakar than in Merida.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2°C (3.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +5 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -38 (-1) -47 (-2) -63 (-2) -177 (-7) -235 (-9) -154 (-6) -59 (-2) +13 (+0) -95 (-4) -246 (-10) -194 (-8) -79 (-3) -1372 (-54)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21' +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.2 -6.1 -6.1 +0.6 +6.1 +6.1 +6 +0.7 -6 -6 -6.1 -6.2   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -17 -15 -14 -12 -12 -8 -3 -4 -10 -22 -28   -13.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.4 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -1.5 (-3) -0.9 (-2) +0.8 (+1) +3.8 (+7) +6.2 (+11) +7.2 (+13) +6.5 (+12) +5.5 (+10) +2.1 (+4) -1.5 (-3) +2 (+4)

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