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Dakar vs Port Harcourt Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Port Harcourt, Nigeria is approximately 2,899 km or 1,801 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Port Harcourt bearing 294° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 289.8° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Port Harcourt has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Port Harcourt is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.4 °C (4.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1880.7 mm (74 in) less which is equivalent to 1880.7 l/m² (46.16 US gal/ft²) or 18,807,000 l/ha (2,010,593 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Dakar than in Port Harcourt.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -61 (-2) -136 (-5) -188 (-7) -234 (-9) -277 (-11) -285 (-11) -137 (-5) -233 (-9) -208 (-8) -75 (-3) -20 (-1) -1881 (-74)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 28' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.8 -9.7 -9.6 +4.3 +9.8 +9.9 +9.8 +4.4 -9.6 -9.7 -9.9 -9.9   -2.6

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