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Dakar vs Ottawa, Ontario Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is approximately 6,377 km or 3,962 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Ottawa, Ontario bearing 102.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 134.8° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Ottawa, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Ottawa, Ontario is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.3 °C (33°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25 °C (45°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 456.6 mm (18 in) less which is equivalent to 456.6 l/m² (11.21 US gal/ft²) or 4,566,000 l/ha (488,136 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1062 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 55' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.2° higher in Dakar than in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.1°C (32.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+57) +30 (+53) +23 (+42) +14 (+26) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +10 (+19) +17 (+31) +24 (+44) +31 (+55) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+57) +30 (+54) +24 (+42) +16 (+28) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +12 (+22) +19 (+34) +25 (+44) +31 (+55) +18 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +31 (+56) +24 (+43) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +11 (+20) +14 (+26) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +31 (+56) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -49 (-2) -57 (-2) -64 (-3) -76 (-3) -74 (-3) -26 (-1) +77 (+3) +51 (+2) -38 (-1) -80 (-3) -73 (-3) -457 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12.5 ( -40) -12.5 ( -44) -12 ( -39) -10.5 ( -35) -10.5 ( -34) -9 ( -30) -2 ( -6) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) -6 ( -19) -12.5 ( -42) -13.5 ( -44)   -94 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 01' +4h 44' +5h 13' +4h 30' +2h 11' +0h 14' -1h 42' -1h 42' +1h 30' +3h 50' +5h 54' +5h 19'   +2h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 15' +1h 23' +0h 15' -0h 57' -1h 59' -2h 32' -2h 17' -1h 23' -0h 13' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +30.4 +30.4 +30.4 +30.5 +19.4 +13.2 +19.1 +30.5 +30.6 +30.4 +30.5 +30.5   +27.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -14 -4 +11 +17 +13 +18 +21 +16 +10 -9 -23   +3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25.5 (+46) +25.5 (+46) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +13.5 (+24) +10.7 (+19) +10.9 (+20) +12.8 (+23) +15.4 (+28) +20 (+36) +20.9 (+38) +23.6 (+42) +18.1 (+33)

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