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Dakar vs Salalah, Dhofar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Salalah, Dhofar, Oman is approximately 7,618 km or 4,734 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Salalah, Dhofar bearing 279.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 257.2° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Salalah, Dhofar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Salalah, Dhofar is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 281.9 mm (11.1 in) more which is equivalent to 281.9 l/m² (6.92 US gal/ft²) or 2,819,000 l/ha (301,370 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° higher in Dakar than in Salalah, Dhofar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -5 (-8) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (-1) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -6 (0) -6 (0) -19 (-1) -16 (-1) 0 (0) +36 (+1) +140 (+6) +130 (+5) +33 (+1) -9 (0) -1 (0) +282 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +12 (+40) +4 (+13) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2)   +21 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08' -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.3 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 -2.3 -2.3 -2.2 +2.2 +2.2 +2.2 +2.2 +2.3   +1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +2 +1 -1 -5 -11 -18 -15 -6 +5 +6 +2   -2.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.3 (-1) -2.1 (-4) -4 (-7) -6.1 (-11) -6.9 (-12) -5.3 (-10) -2.6 (-5) -0.7 (-1) -0.6 (-1) +1.8 (+3) +1.7 (+3) +0.2 (+0) -2.1 (-4)

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