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Dakar vs Mersa Matruh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Mersa Matruh, Egypt is approximately 4,894 km or 3,041 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Mersa Matruh bearing 258.4° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 239.9° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Mersa Matruh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Mersa Matruh is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.1 °C (9.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 271.9 mm (10.7 in) more which is equivalent to 271.9 l/m² (6.67 US gal/ft²) or 2,719,000 l/ha (290,679 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.2° higher in Dakar than in Mersa Matruh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -18 (-1) -11 (0) -3 (0) -1 (0) +8 (+0) +61 (+2) +164 (+6) +133 (+5) +18 (+1) -17 (-1) -29 (-1) +272 (+11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 01' +0h 38' +0h 06' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 08' -1h 02' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.5 +16.5 +16.6 +16.6 +5.5 -0.8 +5.1 +16.5 +16.5 +16.4 +16.5 +16.5   +13.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -9 -5 +1 -3 -4 -4 +2 +4 +2 -7 -17   -4.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.8 (+7) +5 (+9) +4.5 (+8) +3.9 (+7) +2 (+4) +1.6 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +2.4 (+4) +3.5 (+6) +5.6 (+10) +6 (+11) +4.3 (+8) +3.7 (+7)

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