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Dakar vs Polo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Polo, Dominican Republic is approximately 5,728 km or 3,560 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Polo bearing 85.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 101.6° or ESE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Polo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Polo is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1461.7 mm (57.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1461.7 l/m² (35.87 US gal/ft²) or 14,617,000 l/ha (1,562,654 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° higher in Dakar than in Polo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -62 (-2) -62 (-2) -68 (-3) -73 (-3) -194 (-8) -255 (-10) -120 (-5) -96 (-4) -131 (-5) -196 (-8) -132 (-5) -73 (-3) -1462 (-58)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 11' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12' -0h 11' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -3.1 +3.3 +3.4 +3.4 +3.3 +3.3   +1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -33.7 -26.3 -22.9 -18.8 -17.7 -18.4 -15.2 -7.9 -11.8 -15.8 -26.1 -35.4   -20.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.1 (-11) -4.6 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -3.7 (-7) -2.5 (-5) +0 (+0) +1.9 (+3) +3.3 (+6) +2 (+4) +1.6 (+3) -1.3 (-2) -4.8 (-9) -1.5 (-3)

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