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Dakar vs San Diego, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and San Diego, California, Usa is approximately 10,002 km or 6,215 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from San Diego, California bearing 72.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 124° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas San Diego, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas San Diego, California is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.4 °C (11.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 161.4 mm (6.4 in) more which is equivalent to 161.4 l/m² (3.96 US gal/ft²) or 1,614,000 l/ha (172,547 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 73 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 12' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.6° higher in Dakar than in San Diego, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +6 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -38 (-1) -45 (-2) -20 (-1) -4 (0) +9 (+0) +60 (+2) +162 (+6) +128 (+5) +28 (+1) -36 (-1) -40 (-2) +161 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6.5 ( -21) -6.5 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -4.5 ( -15) -1.5 ( -5) +1 (+3) +8.5 (+27) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +2 (+6) -3.5 ( -12) -5.5 ( -18)   +2.5 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 11' +0h 53' +1h 27' +2h 08' +1h 36' +0h 08' -2h 11' -2h 29' -1h 44' +0h 29' +0h 48' +0h 11'   +0h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 07' +0h 41' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 59' -1h 15' -1h 08' -0h 41' -0h 06' +0h 29' +1h 00' +1h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.9 +17.8 +17.8 +17.9 +6.9 +0.6 +6.6 +18 +18.1 +18 +17.9 +17.9   +14.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 +2 +4 +4 +7 +2 +2 +7 +9 +10 +9 -3   +4.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.9 (+11) +6.3 (+11) +6.4 (+12) +5.5 (+10) +6.5 (+12) +6.9 (+12) +6 (+11) +6.3 (+11) +6.9 (+12) +9.2 (+17) +11.1 (+20) +7.9 (+14) +7.1 (+13)

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