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Dakar vs Ny-Alesund Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Ny-Alesund, Norway is approximately 7,306 km or 4,540 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Ny-Alesund bearing 211.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 185.9° or S .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Ny-Alesund has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Ny-Alesund is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 30.7 °C (55.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.4 °C (24.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 42.9 mm (1.7 in) more which is equivalent to 42.9 l/m² (1.05 US gal/ft²) or 429,000 l/ha (45,863 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.7° higher in Dakar than in Ny-Alesund.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 26.7°C (48.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +36 (+65) +36 (+64) +33 (+59) +27 (+49) +25 (+44) +23 (+41) +24 (+42) +27 (+49) +33 (+59) +36 (+64) +36 (+65) +31 (+55)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -25 (-1) -35 (-1) -38 (-1) -22 (-1) -16 (-1) -9 (0) +32 (+1) +125 (+5) +88 (+3) +0 (+0) -31 (-1) -27 (-1) +43 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 13' +10h 40' +1h 45' -7h 44' -11h 19' -11h 08' -11h 13' -10h 30' -1h 30' +7h 57' +11h 18' +11h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +64.1 +63.6 +64 +64.2 +53.1 +46.8 +52.6 +64 +64 +63.5 +63.9 +64.1   +60.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -18 -15 -10 -9 -14 -15 -10 -7 -5 -11 -20   -12.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +28.9 (+52) +30.8 (+55) +31 (+56) +29.3 (+53) +24.1 (+43) +20.9 (+38) +19.2 (+35) +21.1 (+38) +24.7 (+44) +30.1 (+54) +31.2 (+56) +29.2 (+53) +26.7 (+48)

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