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Dakar vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 5,063 km or 3,146 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 200° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 190.5° or S .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.2 °C (29.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 535.1 mm (21.1 in) less which is equivalent to 535.1 l/m² (13.13 US gal/ft²) or 5,351,000 l/ha (572,057 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 1847 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 5h 03' more per day or about 2 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.8° higher in Dakar than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.4°C (22.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +17 (+31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +20 (+35) +19 (+33) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +15 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -103 (-4) -78 (-3) -65 (-3) -51 (-2) -45 (-2) -36 (-1) -11 (0) +90 (+4) +56 (+2) -76 (-3) -106 (-4) -112 (-4) -535 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -20.5 ( -66) -16.5 ( -58) -14 ( -45) -12.5 ( -42) -10.5 ( -34) -8 ( -27) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -14 ( -45) -19.5 ( -65) -20.5 ( -66)   -141 ( -39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 56' +6h 30' +6h 32' +5h 06' +4h 09' +2h 54' +3h 00' +2h 19' +3h 28' +5h 38' +7h 10' +7h 00'   +5h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 29' +2h 39' +0h 28' -1h 48' -3h 54' -5h 08' -4h 34' -2h 39' -0h 24' +1h 52' +3h 57' +5h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +44.1 +44 +44.1 +44.2 +33.1 +26.8 +32.6 +44.1 +44.1 +43.9 +44 +44.1   +40.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -30 -22 -17 -8 -8 -8 -8 -7 -6 -12 -25 -34   -15.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.9 (+18) +11.7 (+21) +11.9 (+21) +12.7 (+23) +11.8 (+21) +12.8 (+23) +12.4 (+22) +12.7 (+23) +13.8 (+25) +15.1 (+27) +13.6 (+24) +10.2 (+18) +12.4 (+22)

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