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Dakar vs Reykjavík Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Reykjavík, Iceland is approximately 5,504 km or 3,420 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Reykjavík bearing 174.4° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 177.5° or S .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Reykjavík has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Reykjavík is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 20 °C (36.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.6 °C (8.3°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 385.3 mm (15.2 in) less which is equivalent to 385.3 l/m² (9.46 US gal/ft²) or 3,853,000 l/ha (411,911 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1793 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 55' more per day or about 2 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46° higher in Dakar than in Reykjavík.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.3°C (29.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +25 (+45) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +21 (+37) +21 (+37) +19 (+33) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +20 (+35) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +24 (+43) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +19 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -71 (-3) -82 (-3) -58 (-2) -43 (-2) -40 (-2) +9 (+0) +103 (+4) +68 (+3) -49 (-2) -72 (-3) -78 (-3) -385 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -19.5 ( -63) -16.5 ( -58) -18 ( -58) -17.5 ( -58) -15.5 ( -50) -13 ( -43) -6 ( -19) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -16 ( -52) -17.5 ( -58) -19.5 ( -63)   -166 ( -46)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 15' +6h 39' +6h 09' +5h 34' +3h 44' +2h 30' +1h 32' +1h 07' +3h 44' +5h 52' +7h 22' +7h 30'   +4h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 12' +3h 29' +0h 36' -2h 21' -5h 17' -7h 20' -6h 20' -3h 29' -0h 31' +2h 26' +5h 22' +7h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +49.2 +49.2 +49.3 +49.4 +38.3 +32 +37.8 +49.3 +49.3 +49.1 +49.1 +49.1   +46
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23.2 -18.6 -14.4 -11 -5.7 -10 -9.9 -5.9 -4 -7.6 -18 -26.5   -12.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15 (+27) +15.4 (+28) +16.3 (+29) +15.6 (+28) +14.9 (+27) +14.3 (+26) +14.3 (+26) +15.5 (+28) +18.2 (+33) +20.3 (+37) +19.8 (+36) +16.2 (+29) +16.3 (+29)

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