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Dakar vs Narsarsuaq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Narsarsuaq, Greenland is approximately 5,625 km or 3,496 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Narsarsuaq bearing 144.1° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 163° or SSE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Narsarsuaq has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Narsarsuaq is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 23.4 °C (42.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 202.1 mm (8 in) less which is equivalent to 202.1 l/m² (4.96 US gal/ft²) or 2,021,000 l/ha (216,058 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1639 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 29' more per day or about 2 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43° higher in Dakar than in Narsarsuaq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.5°C (38.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +27 (+48) +26 (+46) +21 (+37) +16 (+30) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +20 (+37) +26 (+46) +28 (+51) +29 (+52) +22 (+40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +26 (+47) +22 (+39) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +22 (+39) +27 (+48) +29 (+53) +30 (+53) +23 (+42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +27 (+49) +26 (+47) +22 (+39) +18 (+33) +18 (+33) +18 (+33) +19 (+34) +22 (+39) +27 (+48) +30 (+54) +30 (+54) +24 (+43)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -32 (-1) -38 (-1) -40 (-2) -37 (-1) -42 (-2) -3 (0) +94 (+4) +67 (+3) -17 (-1) -59 (-2) -62 (-2) -202 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -8.5 ( -30) -10 ( -32) -7.5 ( -25) -7.5 ( -24) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) -5 ( -16) -11.5 ( -38) -9.5 ( -31)   -72 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 00' +6h 41' +5h 50' +4h 10' +3h 40' +2h 14' +1h 42' +0h 23' +3h 00' +5h 15' +6h 56' +7h 05'   +4h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 06' +2h 58' +0h 31' -2h 00' -4h 25' -5h 53' -5h 12' -2h 58' -0h 27' +2h 05' +4h 28' +5h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +46.2 +46.2 +46.3 +46.4 +35.3 +29 +34.9 +46.4 +46.4 +46.2 +46.2 +46.3   +43
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 -4 -3 +2 +5 +0 -3 +3 +6 +5 -5 -13   -1.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +23.3 (+42) +24.1 (+43) +23.7 (+43) +20.4 (+37) +17.9 (+32) +16.9 (+30) +16 (+29) +18.2 (+33) +21.9 (+39) +25.9 (+47) +25.9 (+47) +24.1 (+43) +21.5 (+39)

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