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Dakar vs Quito Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Quito, Ecuador is approximately 6,902 km or 4,289 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Quito bearing 73.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 81.8° or E .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Quito has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Quito is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.9 °C (17.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 600.9 mm (23.7 in) less which is equivalent to 600.9 l/m² (14.75 US gal/ft²) or 6,009,000 l/ha (642,402 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 993 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 43' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Dakar than in Quito.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -71 (-3) -113 (-4) -127 (-5) -149 (-6) -97 (-4) -27 (-1) +34 (+1) +133 (+5) +55 (+2) -78 (-3) -78 (-3) -83 (-3) -601 (-24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15.5 ( -50) -16.5 ( -58) -20 ( -65) -21.5 ( -72) -18.5 ( -60) -9 ( -30) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +1 (+3) -14 ( -45) -15.5 ( -52) -15.5 ( -50)   -134 ( -37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 38' +3h 40' +5h 29' +5h 34' +4h 19' +2h 16' +0h 17' -0h 29' +1h 04' +2h 48' +2h 56' +2h 09'   +2h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 46' -0h 29' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 51' +0h 47' +0h 29' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.9 -14.6 -12.6 +9.4 +14.8 +14.9 +14.7 +9.4 -12.3 -14.5 -14.8 -14.9   -2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -21 -19 -15 -10 -6 +4 +10 +5 -7 -18 -27   -10.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.8 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +2.4 (+4) +3.8 (+7) +6.1 (+11) +9.8 (+18) +13.3 (+24) +14.2 (+26) +12.8 (+23) +10.8 (+19) +7.2 (+13) +2.3 (+4) +7.1 (+13)

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