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Dakar vs Potsdam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Potsdam, Germany is approximately 4,981 km or 3,095 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Potsdam bearing 224.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 206.1° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Potsdam has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Potsdam is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 15.6 °C (28.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 172.1 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 172.1 l/m² (4.22 US gal/ft²) or 1,721,000 l/ha (183,986 US gal/ac) less. About 5/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.3° higher in Dakar than in Potsdam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +22 (+39) +17 (+30) +12 (+21) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +11 (+19) +16 (+29) +22 (+39) +24 (+43) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +21 (+37) +17 (+31) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +18 (+32) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +16 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+37) +20 (+35) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +22 (+39) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -37 (-1) -38 (-1) -44 (-2) -55 (-2) -59 (-2) +9 (+0) +105 (+4) +88 (+3) +1 (+0) -46 (-2) -55 (-2) -172 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 11' +1h 56' +0h 20' -1h 19' -2h 48' -3h 36' -3h 14' -1h 56' -0h 18' +1h 22' +2h 50' +3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +37.5 +37.5 +37.6 +37.7 +26.6 +20.2 +26.1 +37.5 +37.5 +37.4 +37.4 +37.6   +34.3

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