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Dakar vs Nice Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Nice, France is approximately 3,979 km or 2,473 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Nice bearing 223.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 211.1° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nice has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Nice is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.2 °C (16.6°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 355.6 mm (14 in) less which is equivalent to 355.6 l/m² (8.73 US gal/ft²) or 3,556,000 l/ha (380,160 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 276 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 46' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° higher in Dakar than in Nice.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (12°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +14 (+24) +15 (+26) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -75 (-3) -71 (-3) -62 (-2) -48 (-2) -27 (-1) +45 (+2) +133 (+5) +80 (+3) -71 (-3) -103 (-4) -77 (-3) -356 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -8.5 ( -28) -7.5 ( -24) -3 ( -10) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +6 (+20) -4 ( -13) -8.5 ( -28) -8.5 ( -27)   -39 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 15' +2h 47' +3h 25' +2h 00' +0h 50' -1h 50' -4h 19' -3h 58' -1h 30' +1h 44' +3h 24' +3h 23'   +0h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 04' +1h 16' +0h 13' -0h 52' -1h 50' -2h 20' -2h 06' -1h 16' -0h 12' +0h 54' +1h 51' +2h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28.8 +28.8 +28.9 +28.9 +17.8 +11.5 +17.4 +28.8 +28.8 +28.7 +28.7 +28.8   +25.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -12 -12 -10 -8 -8 -4 -1 -1 -4 -15 -23   -9.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.7 (+14) +8.7 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4.5 (+8) +4.1 (+7) +4 (+7) +4.6 (+8) +6.1 (+11) +9.2 (+17) +9.5 (+17) +8.3 (+15) +6.6 (+12)

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