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Dakar vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 6,413 km or 3,985 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 295.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 294.4° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nkhata Bay has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1244.1 mm (49 in) less which is equivalent to 1244.1 l/m² (30.53 US gal/ft²) or 12,441,000 l/ha (1,330,025 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Dakar than in Nkhata Bay.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) +-1 (-2) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +-1 (-3) -2 (-4) +-1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -1 (-3) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -222 (-9) -200 (-8) -358 (-14) -283 (-11) -133 (-5) -27 (-1) +28 (+1) +159 (+6) +131 (+5) +23 (+1) -117 (-5) -247 (-10) -1244 (-49)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 22' -0h 51' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 31' +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 13' -1h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26 -21.9 -2.5 +20.7 +26.2 +26.3 +26.2 +20.9 -1.8 -21.9 -25.9 -26.4   -0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -24 -22 -17 -11 -9 -4 +3 +6 +4 -11 -29   -11.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.2 (-18) -8.9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5.9 (-11) -1.5 (-3) +3.6 (+6) +6.5 (+12) +7.1 (+13) +5.4 (+10) +3.1 (+6) -2.3 (-4) -8.3 (-15) -1.6 (-3)

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