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Dakar vs Rivas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Rivas, Nicaragua is approximately 7,383 km or 4,588 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Rivas bearing 78.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 96.2° or E .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Rivas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Rivas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 932.1 mm (36.7 in) less which is equivalent to 932.1 l/m² (22.88 US gal/ft²) or 9,321,000 l/ha (996,477 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Dakar than in Rivas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -3 (0) -3 (0) -10 (0) -171 (-7) -215 (-8) -91 (-4) -16 (-1) -131 (-5) -172 (-7) -86 (-3) -30 (-1) -932 (-37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.4 -3.3 -3.4 -2.1 +3.3 +3.3 +3.2 -1.9 -3.2 -3.2 -3.3 -3.4   -1.2

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