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Dakar vs Montpellier Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Montpellier, France is approximately 3,801 km or 2,362 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Montpellier bearing 219° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 208.2° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Montpellier has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Montpellier is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.4 °C (18.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 296.1 mm (11.7 in) less which is equivalent to 296.1 l/m² (7.27 US gal/ft²) or 2,961,000 l/ha (316,551 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • There are 309 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 51' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° higher in Dakar than in Montpellier.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12°C (21.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -29 (-1) -72 (-3) -56 (-2) -46 (-2) -23 (-1) +41 (+2) +125 (+5) +34 (+1) -58 (-2) -69 (-3) -90 (-4) -296 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -5.5 ( -19) -8 ( -26) -7.5 ( -25) -8.5 ( -27) -3 ( -10) +6 (+19) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) -4 ( -13) -8.5 ( -28) -9.5 ( -31)   -41 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 21' +2h 45' +3h 05' +1h 44' +0h 44' -2h 12' -4h 32' -3h 19' -1h 02' +2h 13' +3h 40' +3h 48'   +0h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 04' +1h 16' +0h 13' -0h 52' -1h 49' -2h 19' -2h 06' -1h 16' -0h 12' +0h 54' +1h 51' +2h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28.8 +28.7 +28.8 +28.9 +17.8 +11.4 +17.3 +28.7 +28.8 +28.6 +28.7 +28.8   +25.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 +5 +4 +10 +12 +17 +25 +24 +20 +13 +0 -14   +9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12 (+22) +14.1 (+25) +11.3 (+20) +10.4 (+19) +9.5 (+17) +10 (+18) +11.5 (+21) +11.3 (+20) +12 (+22) +14.4 (+26) +15.1 (+27) +12.5 (+23) +12 (+22)

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