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Dakar vs Kathmandu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kathmandu, Nepal is approximately 10,470 km or 6,506 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kathmandu bearing 289° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 239.9° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kathmandu has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kathmandu is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.1 °C (11°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8 °C (14.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 930.1 mm (36.6 in) less which is equivalent to 930.1 l/m² (22.83 US gal/ft²) or 9,301,000 l/ha (994,339 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 495 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 20' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.6° higher in Dakar than in Kathmandu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +-3 (-5) +-4 (-7) +0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -15 (-1) -36 (-1) -52 (-2) -98 (-4) -188 (-7) -318 (-13) -180 (-7) -34 (-1) +0 (+0) -4 (0) -2 (0) -930 (-37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -4.5 ( -16) -2 ( -6) -5.5 ( -18) -9.5 ( -31) -13 ( -43) -12 ( -39) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0)   -50.5 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 50' -0h 21' +1h 21' +2h 24' +2h 13' +2h 22' +2h 58' +1h 21' +2h 52' +0h 03' +0h 22' -0h 15'   +1h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 41' -0h 51' -0h 47' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13 +13 +13 +13.1 +2 -4.4 +1.5 +12.8 +12.8 +12.7 +12.8 +12.9   +9.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -11 +2 +14 +13 -4 -10 -8 -7 -7 -24 -28   -7.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.6 (+10) +6 (+11) +5.7 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +3.6 (+6) +1 (+2) +1.3 (+2) +2.3 (+4) +2.4 (+4) +5.7 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +4.2 (+8)

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