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Dakar vs Podor Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Podor, Senegal is approximately 348 km or 216 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Podor bearing 232.5° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 231.9° or SW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Podor has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Podor is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 200.1 mm (7.9 in) more which is equivalent to 200.1 l/m² (4.91 US gal/ft²) or 2,001,000 l/ha (213,920 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° higher in Dakar than in Podor.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-15) +-6 (-11) +-5 (-8) -9 (-16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -1 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +9 (+0) +19 (+1) +87 (+3) +61 (+2) +21 (+1) +1 (+0) 0 (0) +200 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 07' -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.8 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9   +0.9

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