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Dakar vs Recife Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Recife, Brazil is approximately 3,179 km or 1,975 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Recife bearing 37.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 38.3° or NE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Recife has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The mean temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2045 mm (80.5 in) less which is equivalent to 2045 l/m² (50.19 US gal/ft²) or 20,450,000 l/ha (2,186,241 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 395 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 05' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° lower in Dakar than in Recife.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) -3 (-6) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -101 (-4) -143 (-6) -265 (-10) -326 (-13) -328 (-13) -379 (-15) -325 (-13) -49 (-2) +12 (+0) -29 (-1) -47 (-2) -65 (-3) -2045 (-81)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9.5 ( -31) -11.5 ( -41) -14 ( -45) -16.5 ( -55) -20.5 ( -66) -19 ( -63) -13 ( -42) -4 ( -13) +2 (+7) -3 ( -10) -6.5 ( -22) -5.5 ( -18)   -121 ( -33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 56' +1h 31' +1h 50' +2h 12' +2h 42' +3h 52' +1h 09' -0h 07' +0h 34' -1h 00' -0h 24' -0h 11'   +1h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 19' +1h 11' +0h 44' +0h 07' -0h 31' -1h 03' -1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.6 -21.3 -5.9 +17.2 +22.7 +22.8 +22.6 +17.3 -5.4 -21.1 -22.5 -22.8   -1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -17 -17 -17 -15 -16 -14 -10 -3 -4 -13 -23   -13.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.8 (-18) -9.3 (-17) -9.1 (-16) -7.9 (-14) -5.3 (-10) -1.9 (-3) +0.5 (+1) +1.5 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +0.5 (+1) -3 (-5) -8.4 (-15) -4.2 (-8)

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