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Dakar vs Murmansk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Murmansk, Russia is approximately 6,977 km or 4,335 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Murmansk bearing 237.1° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 198.2° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Murmansk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Murmansk is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 24.4 °C (43.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.4 °C (31.3°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 78.3 mm (3.1 in) less which is equivalent to 78.3 l/m² (1.92 US gal/ft²) or 783,000 l/ha (83,708 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 1750 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 48' more per day or about 2 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 50.7° higher in Dakar than in Murmansk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.8°C (37.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +32 (+58) +29 (+52) +23 (+41) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +27 (+49) +31 (+56) +33 (+59) +24 (+43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +32 (+57) +28 (+50) +23 (+42) +19 (+35) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +20 (+37) +26 (+47) +31 (+56) +33 (+59) +24 (+44)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +31 (+56) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +26 (+47) +30 (+54) +31 (+56) +24 (+44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -21 (-1) -19 (-1) -20 (-1) -30 (-1) -44 (-2) -1 (0) +86 (+3) +81 (+3) -6 (0) -40 (-2) -36 (-1) -78 (-3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 00' +7h 30' +5h 50' +3h 20' +3h 15' +0h 22' -0h 15' +1h 46' +4h 50' +6h 48' +8h 24' +7h 48'   +4h 48'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +9h 50' +4h 43' +0h 47' -3h 06' -8h 03' -11h 08' -10h 03' -4h 45' -0h 41' +3h 14' +8h 13' +11h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +53.8 +54 +54.1 +54.2 +43.1 +36.8 +42.6 +54.1 +54.1 +53.8 +53.7 +54.1   +50.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -28 -22 -15 -6 +1 +1 -2 -2 -6 -11 -23 -32   -12.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +20.4 (+37) +18.6 (+33) +16.3 (+29) +13.9 (+25) +15.8 (+28) +18.5 (+33) +23 (+41) +24.9 (+45) +24.2 (+44) +20.8 (+37)

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