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Dakar vs Saint Petersburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Saint Petersburg, Russia is approximately 6,333 km or 3,936 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Saint Petersburg bearing 238.7° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 206.3° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Saint Petersburg has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Saint Petersburg is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.4 °C (34.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19 °C (34.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 219.8 mm (8.7 in) less which is equivalent to 219.8 l/m² (5.39 US gal/ft²) or 2,198,000 l/ha (234,981 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1488 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 4h 05' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.8° higher in Dakar than in Saint Petersburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.1°C (28.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +30 (+54) +24 (+43) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +23 (+41) +27 (+49) +29 (+52) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +28 (+50) +23 (+42) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +21 (+38) +26 (+47) +28 (+51) +19 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +28 (+50) +25 (+45) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -29 (-1) -35 (-1) -33 (-1) -37 (-1) -47 (-2) -17 (-1) +84 (+3) +65 (+3) -30 (-1) -55 (-2) -50 (-2) -220 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16.5 ( -53) -14.5 ( -51) -13 ( -42) -10.5 ( -35) -11.5 ( -37) -10 ( -33) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -10 ( -32) -16.5 ( -55) -17.5 ( -56)   -125 ( -34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 29' +7h 17' +6h 09' +4h 34' +1h 27' -0h 12' -1h 34' -0h 21' +2h 56' +6h 03' +7h 48' +7h 30'   +4h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 45' +2h 47' +0h 29' -1h 53' -4h 07' -5h 27' -4h 50' -2h 47' -0h 25' +1h 57' +4h 11' +5h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +45.1 +45.1 +45.2 +45.2 +34.2 +27.8 +33.6 +45.1 +45.1 +44.9 +45 +45.1   +41.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -31 -24 -16 -6 +4 +1 +0 -1 -6 -2 -26 -36   -11.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +21.1 (+38) +21.8 (+39) +18.7 (+34) +15.4 (+28) +12.5 (+23) +10.2 (+18) +9.4 (+17) +10.7 (+19) +14.3 (+26) +20.1 (+36) +19.5 (+35) +19.2 (+35) +16.1 (+29)

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