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Dakar vs Petrozavodsk Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Petrozavodsk, Russia is approximately 6,622 km or 4,115 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Petrozavodsk bearing 241.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 205.5° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Petrozavodsk has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Petrozavodsk is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 21.9 °C (39.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21 °C (37.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 172.3 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 172.3 l/m² (4.23 US gal/ft²) or 1,723,000 l/ha (184,200 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • There are 1332 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 39' more per day or about 1 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.7° higher in Dakar than in Petrozavodsk.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.4°C (33°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +31 (+56) +25 (+46) +20 (+36) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +14 (+24) +18 (+33) +24 (+43) +29 (+51) +31 (+56) +22 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -22 (-1) -32 (-1) -35 (-1) -40 (-2) -50 (-2) -10 (0) +81 (+3) +64 (+3) -17 (-1) -44 (-2) -41 (-2) -172 (-7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 25' +6h 47' +4h 30' +3h 26' +1h 34' -1h 26' -2h 07' -0h 34' +3h 00' +6h 19' +7h 38' +7h 25'   +3h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 19' +3h 04' +0h 32' -2h 04' -4h 35' -6h 09' -5h 25' -3h 04' -0h 28' +2h 09' +4h 39' +6h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +46.9 +46.9 +47 +47.1 +36 +29.7 +35.5 +46.9 +46.9 +46.8 +46.8 +46.9   +43.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -31 -24 -13 -3 +5 +1 -2 -3 -8 -13 -27 -36   -12.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +24.8 (+45) +24.8 (+45) +21.3 (+38) +18.2 (+33) +15.1 (+27) +12.2 (+22) +10.6 (+19) +12.5 (+23) +16.1 (+29) +20.5 (+37) +21.9 (+39) +22.2 (+40) +18.4 (+33)

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