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Dakar vs Oran Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Oran, Algeria is approximately 2,870 km or 1,784 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Oran bearing 220.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 212.9° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Oran has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Oran is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 42.7 mm (1.7 in) more which is equivalent to 42.7 l/m² (1.05 US gal/ft²) or 427,000 l/ha (45,649 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 64 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 11' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.5° higher in Dakar than in Oran.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4°C (7.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -45 (-2) -44 (-2) -43 (-2) -29 (-1) +2 (+0) +59 (+2) +163 (+6) +122 (+5) +6 (+0) -43 (-2) -61 (-2) +43 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -5.5 ( -19) -8 ( -26) -5.5 ( -18) -4.5 ( -15) -1 ( -3) +8 (+26) +14 (+45) +8 (+27) -1 ( -3) -7.5 ( -25) -8.5 ( -27)   -20 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 01' +2h 15' +1h 54' +1h 44' -0h 15' -1h 26' -3h 36' -4h 07' -2h 02' +0h 32' +2h 46' +2h 30'   +0h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 21' +0h 50' +0h 09' -0h 34' -1h 11' -1h 30' -1h 22' -0h 50' -0h 07' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.8 +20.8 +20.8 +20.9 +9.8 +3.5 +9.4 +20.8 +20.8 +20.7 +20.8 +20.8   +17.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -20 -15 -9 -2 -3 -3 +3 +0 -6 -20 -30   -11
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.5 (+6) +4 (+7) +4.1 (+7) +3.9 (+7) +4 (+7) +3.4 (+6) +1.9 (+3) +2.6 (+5) +3.6 (+6) +6.1 (+11) +6.2 (+11) +4.4 (+8) +4 (+7)

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