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Dakar vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 18,253 km or 11,343 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 291° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 252.2° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Port Moresby has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Port Moresby is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.7 °C (4.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 737.1 mm (29 in) less which is equivalent to 737.1 l/m² (18.09 US gal/ft²) or 7,371,000 l/ha (788,009 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 562 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 1.1° lower in Dakar than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -5 (-8) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -148 (-6) -193 (-8) -170 (-7) -173 (-7) -48 (-2) -21 (-1) +49 (+2) +128 (+5) +81 (+3) +17 (+1) -96 (-4) -164 (-6) -737 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -6.5 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -4.5 ( -15) -1.5 ( -5) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23) +13 (+42) +11 (+37) +3 (+10) -2.5 ( -8) -5.5 ( -18)   -4 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 25' +3h 19' +3h 44' +2h 42' +2h 25' +1h 22' +0h 32' -0h 54' +0h 34' +1h 17' +0h 12' +0h 54'   +1h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 15' -0h 47' -0h 08' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 23' +1h 16' +0h 47' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 07' -1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.9 -21.8 -4.7 +18.4 +24 +24.2 +24.1 +18.8 -3.9 -21.8 -23.9 -24.2   -1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -18 -15 -14 -16 -9 -5 +1 +2 -4 -12 -22   -11.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.8 (-21) -9.9 (-18) -9.1 (-16) -8.4 (-15) -7.3 (-13) -2 (-4) +0.4 (+1) +1.7 (+3) +0.5 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -4.8 (-9) -9.8 (-18) -5.1 (-9)

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