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Dakar vs Paulo Afonso Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Paulo Afonso, Brazil is approximately 3,524 km or 2,190 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Paulo Afonso bearing 40.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 41.6° or NE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Paulo Afonso is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 169.9 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 169.9 l/m² (4.17 US gal/ft²) or 1,699,000 l/ha (181,634 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Dakar than in Paulo Afonso.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dakar relative to Paulo Afonso. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Paulo Afonso 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 (-15) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +-1 (-2) +-4 (-6) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -59 (-2) -54 (-2) -93 (-4) -81 (-3) -54 (-2) -51 (-2) +8 (+0) +139 (+5) +116 (+5) +22 (+1) -17 (-1) -46 (-2) -170 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 15' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 23' +1h 16' +0h 47' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 07' -1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.9 -21.9 -4.6 +18.6 +24 +24.1 +23.9 +18.6 -4.1 -21.8 -23.8 -24.2   -1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7.7 -4.2 -3.9 -4.4 -5.4 -9.1 -4.7 +3.6 +9.3 +12.1 +2.7 -7.7   -1.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.1 (-15) -7 (-13) -6.7 (-12) -4.8 (-9) -2.4 (-4) +0.3 (+1) +3.3 (+6) +4.7 (+8) +4.2 (+8) +3.5 (+6) -0.9 (-2) -5.7 (-10) -1.6 (-3)

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