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Dakar vs Rochambeau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Rochambeau, French Guiana is approximately 3,970 km or 2,467 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Rochambeau bearing 71.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 77.5° or ENE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Rochambeau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Rochambeau is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.9 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3260.8 mm (128.4 in) less which is equivalent to 3260.8 l/m² (80.03 US gal/ft²) or 32,608,000 l/ha (3,486,012 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Dakar than in Rochambeau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +0 (-1) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -437 (-17) -304 (-12) -394 (-15) -399 (-16) -598 (-24) -449 (-18) -184 (-7) 0 (0) +61 (+2) -45 (-2) -153 (-6) -359 (-14) -3261 (-128)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.9 -9.8 -9.7 +4.4 +9.8 +9.9 +9.7 +4.4 -9.6 -9.7 -9.9 -9.9   -2.6

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