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Dakar vs Phnom Penh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Phnom Penh, Cambodia is approximately 13,025 km or 8,094 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Phnom Penh bearing 293.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 248.4° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Phnom Penh has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Phnom Penh is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.4 °C (6.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 994.1 mm (39.1 in) less which is equivalent to 994.1 l/m² (24.4 US gal/ft²) or 9,941,000 l/ha (1,062,759 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 561 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 32' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Dakar than in Phnom Penh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6°C (10.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -9 (0) -40 (-2) -77 (-3) -133 (-5) -145 (-6) -111 (-4) +5 (+0) -90 (-4) -220 (-9) -126 (-5) -45 (-2) -994 (-39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -3 ( -10) -5.5 ( -18) -13.5 ( -44) -13 ( -43) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -12 ( -39) -8.5 ( -28) -3.5 ( -11)   -74 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 21' +0h 38' +1h 07' +2h 06' +3h 05' +2h 10' +2h 44' +0h 52' +2h 58' +1h 40' +1h 24' -0h 00'   +1h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.1 -3 -3 -2.4 +3.1 +3.2 +3.2 -1.8 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.2   -1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -12 -7 -6 -12 -12 -12 -8 -10 -11 -18 -22   -12.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.7 (-16) -8.6 (-15) -8.8 (-16) -9 (-16) -8.4 (-15) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2.6 (-5) -3 (-5) -2.4 (-4) -4.7 (-8) -7.9 (-14) -6 (-11)

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