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Dakar vs Nantes Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Nantes, France is approximately 3,894 km or 2,419 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Nantes bearing 207.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 198.9° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nantes has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Nantes is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.7 °C (22.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 375.6 mm (14.8 in) less which is equivalent to 375.6 l/m² (9.22 US gal/ft²) or 3,756,000 l/ha (401,541 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1099 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 01' more per day or about 1 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29° higher in Dakar than in Nantes.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -84 (-3) -69 (-3) -69 (-3) -49 (-2) -63 (-2) -35 (-1) +14 (+1) +120 (+5) +72 (+3) -42 (-2) -86 (-3) -84 (-3) -376 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17.5 ( -56) -13.5 ( -48) -14 ( -45) -11.5 ( -38) -13.5 ( -44) -10 ( -33) -4 ( -13) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -10 ( -32) -15.5 ( -52) -17.5 ( -56)   -125 ( -34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 34' +5h 14' +4h 29' +3h 24' +2h 01' +0h 20' -0h 42' -1h 01' +1h 24' +3h 50' +5h 56' +5h 46'   +3h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 28' +1h 30' +0h 16' -1h 02' -2h 10' -2h 47' -2h 30' -1h 30' -0h 14' +1h 04' +2h 12' +2h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +32.3 +32.3 +32.3 +32.4 +21.3 +15 +20.8 +32.3 +32.3 +32.2 +32.2 +32.3   +29
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -37 -28 -19 -10 -8 -6 -3 -1 -7 -16 -30 -40   -17.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +9.2 (+17) +8.1 (+15) +8.5 (+15) +7 (+13) +7.4 (+13) +7.5 (+14) +8.5 (+15) +8.8 (+16) +11.4 (+21) +11.3 (+20) +8.8 (+16) +8.7 (+16)

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