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Dakar vs Mersing Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Mersing, Malaysia is approximately 13,282 km or 8,253 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Mersing bearing 288.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 258.5° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Mersing has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Mersing is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2300.8 mm (90.6 in) less which is equivalent to 2300.8 l/m² (56.47 US gal/ft²) or 23,008,000 l/ha (2,459,708 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Dakar than in Mersing.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -289 (-11) -125 (-5) -132 (-5) -124 (-5) -144 (-6) -131 (-5) -99 (-4) -10 (0) -45 (-2) -167 (-7) -375 (-15) -662 (-26) -2301 (-91)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 38' -0h 24' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 34' +0h 43' +0h 39' +0h 24' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 34' -0h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.2 -11.9 -11.6 +6.6 +12.1 +12.3 +12.2 +6.9 -11.8 -12.1 -12.3 -12.3   -2.8

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