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Dakar vs Paris Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Paris, France is approximately 4,201 km or 2,610 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Paris bearing 212.4° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 201.4° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Paris has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Paris is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.8 °C (23°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 206.1 mm (8.1 in) less which is equivalent to 206.1 l/m² (5.06 US gal/ft²) or 2,061,000 l/ha (220,335 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1211 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 19' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 30.7° higher in Dakar than in Paris.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.7°C (17.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +19 (+33) +19 (+34) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -45 (-2) -35 (-1) -42 (-2) -56 (-2) -44 (-2) +1 (+0) +101 (+4) +79 (+3) -13 (-1) -50 (-2) -50 (-2) -206 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16.5 ( -53) -13.5 ( -48) -12 ( -39) -12.5 ( -42) -11.5 ( -37) -10 ( -33) -3 ( -10) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -8 ( -26) -14.5 ( -48) -15.5 ( -50)   -115 ( -32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 07' +5h 44' +4h 36' +3h 36' +2h 09' +0h 28' -0h 25' -0h 34' +1h 18' +4h 07' +6h 30' +6h 19'   +3h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 41' +1h 38' +0h 17' -1h 07' -2h 21' -3h 01' -2h 43' -1h 38' -0h 15' +1h 09' +2h 23' +3h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34 +34 +34 +34.1 +23 +16.7 +22.5 +34 +34 +33.8 +33.9 +34   +30.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -34 -24 -12 -2 +1 +0 +1 +3 -3 -12 -28 -37   -12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.7 (+17) +11.4 (+21) +9.9 (+18) +9.6 (+17) +7.8 (+14) +7.7 (+14) +7.4 (+13) +8.9 (+16) +9.5 (+17) +12.1 (+22) +12.1 (+22) +10.3 (+19) +9.7 (+17)

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