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Dakar vs Ndola Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Ndola, Zambia is approximately 5,943 km or 3,693 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Ndola bearing 299.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 299° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Ndola has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Ndola is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4 °C (7.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 819.9 mm (32.3 in) less which is equivalent to 819.9 l/m² (20.12 US gal/ft²) or 8,199,000 l/ha (876,528 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 359 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 00' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Dakar than in Ndola.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.3°C (7.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) -2 (-4) +-3 (-5) +-1 (-1) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-3) +0 (-1) +0 (0) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +4 (+8) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +9 (+17) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -291 (-11) -248 (-10) -170 (-7) -45 (-2) -3 (0) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +164 (+6) +131 (+5) +6 (+0) -129 (-5) -306 (-12) -820 (-32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -19.5 ( -63) -18.5 ( -65) -15 ( -48) -4.5 ( -15) +0.5 (+2) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +1 (+3) -11.5 ( -38) -18.5 ( -60)   -47 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 38' +4h 21' +3h 56' +1h 50' +0h 54' -0h 20' -1h 56' -3h 01' -2h 02' -0h 42' +2h 06' +3h 17'   +1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 26' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 36' +1h 27' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 17' -1h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.3 -21.2 -1.1 +22.1 +27.6 +27.7 +27.6 +22.3 -0.4 -21.4 -27.2 -27.8   +0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27.5 -23 -16.7 -6.4 +4.1 +7.9 +16.4 +28.4 +34.1 +24.7 -3.9 -28.4   +0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.1 (-11) -4.9 (-9) -3.7 (-7) -0.5 (-1) +5.1 (+9) +10.9 (+20) +14.3 (+26) +15.2 (+27) +13.6 (+24) +9.7 (+17) +2.3 (+4) -4.4 (-8) +4.3 (+8)

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