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Dakar vs Parakou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Parakou, Benin is approximately 2,267 km or 1,409 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Parakou bearing 287.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 283° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 736.1 mm (29 in) less which is equivalent to 736.1 l/m² (18.07 US gal/ft²) or 7,361,000 l/ha (786,940 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Dakar than in Parakou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +-2 (-3) -5 (-8) -7 (-12) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -8 (0) -39 (-2) -85 (-3) -130 (-5) -162 (-6) -129 (-5) -44 (-2) -71 (-3) -54 (-2) -5 (0) -6 (0) -736 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.4 -5.3 -5.3 -0.2 +5.3 +5.4 +5.3 +0 -5.3 -5.3 -5.4 -5.4   -1.8

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