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Dakar vs Plaisance Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Plaisance, Mauritius is approximately 9,094 km or 5,651 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Plaisance bearing 289.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 293.7° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Plaisance has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Plaisance is in or near the subtropical rain forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1380.1 mm (54.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1380.1 l/m² (33.87 US gal/ft²) or 13,801,000 l/ha (1,475,418 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • There are 581 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 35' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4° higher in Dakar than in Plaisance.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) 0 (0) +4 (+8) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) +0 (+0) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -249 (-10) -245 (-10) -217 (-9) -221 (-9) -147 (-6) -91 (-4) -53 (-2) +76 (+3) +73 (+3) -30 (-1) -88 (-3) -190 (-7) -1380 (-54)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17.5 ( -56) -17.5 ( -62) -21 ( -68) -15.5 ( -52) -18.5 ( -60) -14 ( -47) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -9.5 ( -32) -12.5 ( -40)   -138 ( -38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 27' +1h 18' +3h 40' +3h 24' +3h 27' +3h 00' +1h 42' +0h 25' +0h 42' +0h 32' +0h 36' -0h 09'   +1h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 51' -1h 09' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 39' +2h 04' +1h 53' +1h 09' +0h 11' -0h 49' -1h 40' -2h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32 -15 +6.3 +29.5 +35 +35.2 +35 +29.7 +7 -15.4 -31.5 -35.2   +4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -24 -21 -16 -11 -10 -7 -3 -3 -6 -18 -29   -14.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11 (-20) -10.3 (-19) -9.2 (-17) -6.6 (-12) -2.6 (-5) +1.9 (+3) +4.7 (+8) +5.9 (+11) +4.9 (+9) +3.1 (+6) -2 (-4) -8.7 (-16) -2.5 (-5)

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