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Dakar vs Minna Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Minna, Nigeria is approximately 2,672 km or 1,660 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Minna bearing 284.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 279.5° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Minna has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Minna is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 796.8 mm (31.4 in) less which is equivalent to 796.8 l/m² (19.56 US gal/ft²) or 7,968,000 l/ha (851,832 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 379 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 01' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Dakar than in Minna.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -12 (-22) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +-2 (-4) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -4 (0) -12 (0) -60 (-2) -135 (-5) -164 (-6) -146 (-6) -107 (-4) -106 (-4) -63 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -797 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) -1 ( -3) -4.5 ( -15) -8.5 ( -27) -11 ( -37) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -7 ( -23) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 21' +0h 04' +1h 27' +2h 28' +1h 54' +1h 30' +2h 42' +2h 50' +1h 44' -0h 03' -0h 40' -1h 11'   +1h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 14' +0h 18' +0h 16' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 14' -0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.1 -5 -5 -0.5 +5 +5.1 +5 -0.2 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5.2   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +31 +39 +33 +23 +12 +3 -1 +2 +5 +10 +22 +24   +16.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.4 (+12) +8.2 (+15) +3 (+5) -0.3 (-1) -1.1 (-2) +0.7 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +2.7 (+5) +3.1 (+6) +3.1 (+6) +6.1 (+11) +6.4 (+12) +3.4 (+6)

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