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Dakar vs Rhodes Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Rhodes, Greece is approximately 5,106 km or 3,173 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Rhodes bearing 254.1° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 233.2° or SW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Rhodes has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • The average temperature is 5.3 °C (9.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.7 °C (15.7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 274.1 mm (10.8 in) less which is equivalent to 274.1 l/m² (6.73 US gal/ft²) or 2,741,000 l/ha (293,031 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 24 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 02' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° higher in Dakar than in Rhodes.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +-1 (-1) +-1 (-1) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +10 (+19) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +6 (+12) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +5 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -146 (-6) -117 (-5) -75 (-3) -24 (-1) -13 (-1) +7 (+0) +60 (+2) +165 (+6) +127 (+5) -27 (-1) -88 (-3) -145 (-6) -274 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -12.5 ( -44) -12 ( -39) -6.5 ( -22) -4.5 ( -15) +1 (+3) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +11 (+37) -3 ( -10) -9.5 ( -32) -17.5 ( -56)   -48 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 34' +3h 19' +2h 56' +1h 26' -0h 30' -3h 00' -5h 09' -5h 44' -3h 26' +0h 19' +2h 12' +3h 29'   -0h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 24' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 15' -1h 34' -1h 26' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 15' +1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.6 +21.6 +21.6 +21.7 +10.6 +4.3 +10.1 +21.5 +21.6 +21.5 +21.5 +21.6   +18.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15.1 -9.8 -6 +1.1 +6.4 +11.6 +14.5 +15.6 +14.2 +5.1 -11 -20.1   +0.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.2 (+9) +6.2 (+11) +5.7 (+10) +4.8 (+9) +3.8 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +4.3 (+8) +4.4 (+8) +5.7 (+10) +7.3 (+13) +6.6 (+12) +4.6 (+8) +5.2 (+9)

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