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Dakar vs Nuwara Eliya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka is approximately 10,692 km or 6,644 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Nuwara Eliya bearing 285.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 261.1° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nuwara Eliya has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Nuwara Eliya is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.5 °C (15.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1491.1 mm (58.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1491.1 l/m² (36.6 US gal/ft²) or 14,911,000 l/ha (1,594,085 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Dakar than in Nuwara Eliya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +10 (+19) +8 (+15) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -105 (-4) -74 (-3) -71 (-3) -151 (-6) -177 (-7) -166 (-7) -114 (-4) +6 (+0) -42 (-2) -191 (-8) -214 (-8) -194 (-8) -1491 (-59)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12.5 ( -40) -8.5 ( -30) -11 ( -35) -15.5 ( -52) -16.5 ( -53) -22 ( -73) -13 ( -42) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -16 ( -52) -20.5 ( -68) -16.5 ( -53)   -166 ( -45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27' +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 22' -0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.7 -7.5 -7.5 +2.1 +7.6 +7.8 +7.7 +2.4 -7.7 -7.7 -7.8 -7.8   -2.3

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