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Dakar vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Riga, Latvia is approximately 5,839 km or 3,629 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 233.8° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 207.1° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 18.1 °C (32.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.1 °C (27.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 223.1 mm (8.8 in) less which is equivalent to 223.1 l/m² (5.48 US gal/ft²) or 2,231,000 l/ha (238,509 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1239 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 24' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.8° higher in Dakar than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.4°C (26°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +18 (+32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +25 (+45) +22 (+39) +16 (+30) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +20 (+35) +24 (+43) +26 (+46) +18 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +19 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -24 (-1) -31 (-1) -39 (-2) -42 (-2) -51 (-2) -19 (-1) +86 (+3) +58 (+2) -23 (-1) -60 (-2) -49 (-2) -223 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -14.5 ( -51) -12 ( -39) -12.5 ( -42) -11.5 ( -37) -11 ( -37) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -11 ( -35) -16.5 ( -55) -17.5 ( -56)   -133 ( -37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 52' +6h 28' +5h 13' +3h 32' +0h 58' -0h 50' -1h 32' -1h 05' +1h 44' +5h 15' +7h 20' +7h 00'   +3h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 01' +2h 24' +0h 25' -1h 38' -3h 30' -4h 35' -4h 05' -2h 24' -0h 22' +1h 41' +3h 33' +4h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +42.1 +42.1 +42.1 +42.2 +31.1 +24.8 +30.6 +42 +42.1 +41.9 +42 +42.1   +38.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -30 -23 -14 -7 -1 -4 -5 -5 -8 -11 -25 -35   -14
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18.2 (+33) +19.3 (+35) +17.3 (+31) +14.2 (+26) +10.9 (+20) +9.2 (+17) +9.2 (+17) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +16.8 (+30) +17.9 (+32) +17.1 (+31) +14.4 (+26)

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