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Dakar vs Kigali Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kigali, Rwanda is approximately 5,561 km or 3,456 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kigali bearing 291.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 285.5° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kigali has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kigali is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.8 °C (6.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 615.1 mm (24.2 in) less which is equivalent to 615.1 l/m² (15.1 US gal/ft²) or 6,151,000 l/ha (657,583 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Dakar than in Kigali.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -67 (-3) -99 (-4) -106 (-4) -183 (-7) -91 (-4) -10 (0) +52 (+2) +131 (+5) +48 (+2) -65 (-3) -126 (-5) -100 (-4) -615 (-24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9.5 ( -31) -9.5 ( -34) -13 ( -42) -16.5 ( -55) -13.5 ( -44) -1 ( -3) +8 (+26) +11 (+35) +4 (+13) -9 ( -29) -14.5 ( -48) -11.5 ( -37)   -75 ( -21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 52' -0h 32' -0h 06' +0h 22' +0h 46' +0h 58' +0h 52' +0h 32' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 46' -0h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.6 -16.2 -11.6 +11.1 +16.6 +16.7 +16.6 +11.3 -11.1 -16.2 -16.6 -16.7   -2.6

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