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Dakar vs Nema Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Nema, Mauritania is approximately 1,115 km or 693 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Nema bearing 260.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 257.8° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nema has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Nema is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6 °C (10.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 95.9 mm (3.8 in) more which is equivalent to 95.9 l/m² (2.35 US gal/ft²) or 959,000 l/ha (102,523 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 286 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 46' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° higher in Dakar than in Nema.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -9 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+4) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) +1 (+0) -1 (0) -5 (0) -5 (0) -22 (-1) -20 (-1) +53 (+2) +73 (+3) +23 (+1) 0 (0) -2 (0) +96 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -1.5 ( -5) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2)   +6 (+2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 01' -0h 46' -0h 09' +0h 02' +0h 09' -0h 40' -1h 50' -2h 01' -1h 38' -0h 36' -0h 44' -0h 05'   -0h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06' -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.8 +1.8 +1.9 +1.8 +1.8 +1.8   +0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +38 +45 +50 +54 +53 +41 +26 +19 +30 +49 +43 +32   +40
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.8 (+25) +14.2 (+26) +14.9 (+27) +14.2 (+26) +10.5 (+19) +6.1 (+11) +3.7 (+7) +2.4 (+4) +4.5 (+8) +12.8 (+23) +15.2 (+27) +13 (+23) +10.4 (+19)

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